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Woods Hole, MA

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Transom.org is an experiment in channeling new work and voices to public radio through the Internet, and for discussing that work, and encouraging more.

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English


Episodes

Preaching To Myself: Five Heretical Sermons In Five Minutes - Transom Podcast

11/16/2016
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Five heretical sermons Transom founder Jay Allison gave at the Third Coast International Audio Festival. Preach! The post Preaching To Myself: Five Heretical Sermons In Five Minutes appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:10:24


In Conversation: Jenna Weiss-Berman and Laura Walker - Transom Podcast

11/8/2016
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Jenna Weiss-Berman (Pineapple Street Media) and Laura Walker (WNYC) sat down together to ponder public media, podcasting, and our future. They covered mission, diversity, disruption, and the stuff they like. It's encouraging to hear Jenna and Laura enjoying each other and their work. We think you'll enjoy it too. The post In Conversation: Jenna Weiss-Berman and Laura Walker appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:32:37


Thank God I’m A Country Boy - Transom Podcast

9/13/2016
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A not-so-simple piece produced by Sarah Bentley at one of our week-long Traveling Workshops this summer. We were impressed and think you will be too. Plus...John Denver! The post Thank God I’m A Country Boy appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:12:28


Jack And The Bag Of Death - Transom Podcast

6/7/2016
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Check out how first time producer, John Freyer inadvertently captured a story within a story. Just wait for it. The post Jack And The Bag Of Death appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:07:47


A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice, And My Mother

3/1/2016
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The personal story of a terrible crime and its social consequences. Produced by Samantha Broun and Jay Allison. The post A Life Sentence: Victims, Offenders, Justice, And My Mother appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:54:52


In Conversation: Miranda July & Jennifer Brandel

1/19/2016
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Media makers and innovators Miranda July and Jennifer Brandel provide insight and inspiration into making things with and for the public. The post In Conversation: Miranda July & Jennifer Brandel appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:48:57


Story Workshop Fall 2015: Pieces

12/10/2015
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Settle in and listen to the work of students from our Fall 2015 Story Workshop. The post Story Workshop Fall 2015: Pieces appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 01:35:01


Colliding Stories: Musical Bridges by Ben & Billy

4/9/2015
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Transom's proud to present the World Premiere of “Colliding Stories: Musical Bridges” from hip hop artist Billy Dean and classical guitarist Ben Verdery. This work brings together the venerable with the new, black with white, youth with age. It’s beautiful and moving, and it’s a metaphor for the very collision, collaboration, and possibility in our broadcast future. Listen. The post Colliding Stories: Musical Bridges by Ben & Billy appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:06:57


We’ve Never Been The Same: A War Story

2/16/2015
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A piece about trauma, guilt, courage, heartbreak, and reunion. This is producer Adam Piore's first piece for radio. Listen. The post We’ve Never Been The Same: A War Story appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:50:10


Maria, Lena and Me

5/20/2014
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Karla Murthy's piece, "Maria, Lena and Me," is a tribute to one remarkable pianist, but more than that, it's an homage to inspiration. If you never dreamed of becoming a concert pianist, you'll find yourself entering that dream as you listen; the story and the music are enchanting. The post Maria, Lena and Me appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:23:54


Southern Flight 242: Bringing My Father Home

1/24/2014
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This story was hard for Will Coley to do. Even as he approached, he held it at arms length, but finally, he embraced it. You can understand his hesitancy because the story is about his father’s death in a plane crash when Will was a boy. Give a listen. It will stay with you. The post Southern Flight 242: Bringing My Father Home appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:27:11


Of Kith and Kids

7/30/2013
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Adventure Playgrounds are public spaces for children that encourage managed risk. At a quick glance, they look like junkyards. Transom Donor Fund winner, Erin Davis has been obsessed with these playgrounds lately and is now telling their story in radio and video. The post Of Kith and Kids appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:11:34


Diary of a Bad Year: A War Correspondent’s Dilemma

6/25/2013
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2012 was a deadly year for the "tribe" of foreign correspondents of which Kelly McEvers is a part. Kelly wondered, "Why do otherwise intelligent people risk their lives when they don't have to?" Making this documentary is among the braver things Kelly has done. The post Diary of a Bad Year: A War Correspondent’s Dilemma appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:57:15


Walking Across America: Advice for a Young Man

4/2/2013
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At age 23, Andrew Forsthoefel, set out to walk across America, 4000 miles, with a sign on him that said, "Walking to Listen." It's an epic journey, a coming of age story, and a portrait of this country. Co-produced with Jay Allison. The post Walking Across America: Advice for a Young Man appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:51:55


A Code To Live By In Appalachia

1/30/2013
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There may come a day when races are so blended as to be irrelevant, but not yet. For our first 2012 Transom Donor Fund piece, producer Mary Helen Miller explores the racial identity of Melungeons in Appalachia. The post A Code To Live By In Appalachia appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:19:01


Forgiveness

9/5/2012
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Sometimes an interview blossoms and reveals depths you couldn’t have imagined when it began. That’s how this piece by Bianca Giaever feels… a gentle conversation that moves into a profound story about race, family, murder, transformation… and forgiveness. Give it a listen along with some of the Sonic IDs that Bianca produced while interning with us this summer. The post Forgiveness appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:12:22


An Open Letter to a Fussy Woman at a Toll Booth

8/14/2012
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Donald Whalen is a computer programmer, among other things. He makes stories, like this one, because he has something to say. It is an eloquent statement about casual oppression that many will understand. The post An Open Letter to a Fussy Woman at a Toll Booth appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:08:25


Blind Parenting

6/5/2012
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Transom is proud to premiere this incredibly charming story by Sterling Smalley with Maura Kutnyak-Smalley. They are brother and sister, both blind, with blind parents, and they ponder together the challenge of raising their own kids—some blind, some not. The post Blind Parenting appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:13:20


Portrait of the Bully as a Young Man

3/13/2012
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Transom Donor Fund winner, Jones Franzel thought she was advising on a youth-produced feature about Jeff, a bully who ended up in jail, but the portrait changed course, brought Jones into it, and tread on her boundaries between teacher and reporter. The post Portrait of the Bully as a Young Man appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:11:16


Bucky’s Dome

3/6/2012
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“Bucky’s Dome” on PRX About “Bucky’s Dome” One of the biggest challenges I faced was condensing all of the information I had into a manageable story that makes sense. Buckminster Fuller was a philosopher, architect, inventor, author, dreamer – he was multi-faceted in a way that is rare these days. I needed to convey that […] The post Bucky’s Dome appeared first on Transom.

Duration: 00:11:35

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