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KCRW

Unfictional highlights the work of radio producers around the country, including short documentaries and compelling stories. It's radio designed to grab the listeners' attention and keep it. It's all part of KCRW's initiative to promote the work of media producers of all kinds: video, photography, visual arts, not just radio.

Unfictional highlights the work of radio producers around the country, including short documentaries and compelling stories. It's radio designed to grab the listeners' attention and keep it. It's all part of KCRW's initiative to promote the work of media producers of all kinds: video, photography, visual arts, not just radio.
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Location:

Santa Monica, CA

Networks:

KCRW

Description:

Unfictional highlights the work of radio producers around the country, including short documentaries and compelling stories. It's radio designed to grab the listeners' attention and keep it. It's all part of KCRW's initiative to promote the work of media producers of all kinds: video, photography, visual arts, not just radio.

Twitter:

@kcrw

Language:

English

Contact:

1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-450-5183


Episodes

24-hour Radio Race 2017

9/12/2017
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The winners of the fifth annual 24-hour radio race. [EXPLICIT LANGUAGE]

Duration: 00:23:31


The Past Can Hold a Terrible Power

6/30/2017
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The past can warp a person in mysterious ways. Sometimes we can figure out what's eating at us, but sometimes, we just have to push forward – into the darkness.

Duration: 00:28:46


Because It's There

6/23/2017
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A former mountaineer returns to the Himalayas for one last climb – to bury his long lost friend. A story from KCRW's newest podcast: The Document.

Duration: 00:28:29


Father's Day 2017

6/16/2017
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There comes a time in every child's life when they realize they can strike their own path. But often, that path leads straight back to their parents. This week, three stories of fathers and their children.

Duration: 00:28:29


Lost Bird

6/6/2017
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A bird and a cat are saved, and so – somehow – are their saviors.

Duration: 00:28:29


Sister Aimee

6/2/2017
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Sister Aimee combined faith and fame in 1920s Los Angeles. She was the most popular woman in the country. Then she disappeared.

Duration: 00:28:29


The Other Man

5/26/2017
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Stories of two men who meet by chance and emerge indelibly changed – or at least, one of them does.

Duration: 00:28:29


The Enemy Within

5/5/2017
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Coming home from war can be messy, especially when the battle doesn't stay on the battlefield. This is the story of what it means to love and care for soldiers who have brought the war home with them.

Duration: 00:28:29


Barcelona: The View from the Streets

4/28/2017
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A tour through the life… of the tour guide.

Duration: 00:28:45


Joe Frank: Dreamers

4/21/2017
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A new work by legendary radio storyteller Joe Frank.

Duration: 00:28:45


Green Goblins

4/14/2017
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A story of baseball, fatherhood and what it's like to be the black team.

Duration: 00:28:30


Running Away

3/31/2017
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Perseverance is a funny thing. Some people are addicted to finishing the job, no matter the cost. Running away with an idea, no matter where it takes them. And sometimes, it turns out to be worth it.

Duration: 00:28:29


Thought I Was Dead

3/24/2017
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Death is a state of mind.

Duration: 00:28:31


Conspiracy, Not the Crime

3/17/2017
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When you're in trouble, do you fight or do you run? The story of a man who fled from the US government for 31 years.

Duration: 00:28:30


That Escalated Quickly

3/10/2017
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Life comes at you fast and sometimes – sideways. And, before you know it, things have gone totally off the rails.

Duration: 00:28:29


The Liberace of Lucha Libre

3/3/2017
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Into the hyper-masculinized world of Mexican wrestling steps Cassandro, an unapologetically gay man whose 27-year-career exploded traditional ideas of what it means to be a lucha libre fighter.

Duration: 00:28:29


The Road Warriors

2/24/2017
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When it comes to crazy, immoral and stupid decisions, nothing can match a teenager looking for a good time.

Duration: 00:28:45


Bait and Switch

2/17/2017
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It can be a masterful feat of salesmanship, or it can be a total mistake – an unhappy case of mistaken identification. This week on the show, Bait and Switch. Three stories from our live show at Riot LA.

Duration: 00:28:44


You Want a Piece of Me?

2/3/2017
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There are times when it feels like everybody wants something from you, even when you have nothing left to give. This week, three stories of people who gave up a piece of themselves – or wanted a piece of somebody else.

Duration: 00:28:44


The Big Day

1/27/2017
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A wedding, a bar mitzvah, and a day of innocence lost. (EXPLICIT LANGUAGE)

Duration: 00:29:00

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