A story about mime and Parkinson's Disease
After forty years farming this land, Peter Dunning is getting done.
Stories from the people who serve your food.
A public radio program that gives your mind a chance to open its windows. Open them and then...see what happens!
He's seven days out of federal prison, and looking for a plain life.
A conversation about life on tour, musical collaboration, and church. Sort of.
Pretzel-related crime and more trouble at Dunkin' Donuts. The police have been busy.
Jeff Sessions is bringing back the war on drugs. Why should I care?
A story about war and hairdressing.
It's been a year since we've heard from my neighbor, Leland. Here's what's on his mind.
Temporarily healing the weary through song.
The last U.S. Ambassador to Syria arrived in the country just in time for the civil war to begin....
How feeding hungry people works. And how it's not working.
"Two pigeons, named Cody and Megan, were house hunting on the balcony of my apartment..."
Retired Vermont judge Ed Cashman talks about 25 years on the bench, and why punishment is never enough.
Victor is an undocumented Mexican farm worker whose future is increasingly uncertain. What is it like to never feel safe?
"When my son was three and just learning to talk, he informed me that 'he' was a 'she'."
Seasonal depression, Dunkin' Donuts, and learning about civic engagement in middle age.
Steve Sheinkin talks about boring textbook writing, the politics of American origin stories, and Benedict Arnold's leg.
Ho ho ho! It's time again for the annual seasonal update from the Keens!
A short visit into the mind of Nicholas, who waits patiently for his first child to make an appearance.
That’s the thing about lentils, if they were going to soften, they would have already fucking softened.
'You work each bird as an individual...'
Painter Charlie Hunter talks about what it feels like to make paintings, and we drive around in his Honda Element.
Excerpts from my day at the Fall Special Olympics.
Record producer Jim Rooney talks about how to make something great, then let it go.
Conversations with Americans who don't have enough to eat.
A conversation about hunting, then welding, then hunting again.
Private investigator Susan Randall and I drive around and talk about criminal justice and single parenting.
A stolen garage door clicker and a growling female. Here's your summer police report from central Vermont.
A conversation with Bread and Puppet founder and director, Peter Schumann. And some fiddling and drumming.
A postcard from childhood, that place we remember but can't visit anymore...
When Bill was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he asked his best friend to help him die. This is their story.
A close look at what it's like to be a parent inside the DCF system.
I'm Aunt Bea. This is Aunt Lil. Both musty with penciled in moustaches and the stodgy good breeding of cauliflowers...
He's about to graduate from elementary school. He's got a lot on his mind.
Recent calls to the Barre and Montpelier city police
Growing up in a family where drug addiction is a fact of life.
Barry Forbes talks about hunting, trapping, and a life lived on Route 116.
A conversation with one of Vermont's most committed homesteaders.
Sarah Miller writes about her love for Bernie, and canvasing for Bernie in Nevada.
Scott Carrier spent a summer administering an hour-long mental health test with individuals in Utah. This is his story about…
A rare look inside Vermont's most private and most troubled state agency.
Shampoo was stolen. Grapes were thrown. The police have been busy.
Here's a seasonal roundup of highlights from a year in the Becht family. Happy Holidays!
We talk about his new book. And writing. And middle age. And demonic possession...something for everyone.
"Believe it or not, a turkey's not a lot different than people."
What school consolidation means for small town life in Vermont...
Take a moment to locate the emergency exit, situated in the ceiling right above your seat...
The time has come to draw names for the Schwag Pledging and Sustaining Membership Campaign Event Raffle....
A journey into the life and mind of Mark Utter
Here is the best canoe story. It's by Scott Carrier. I listen to it over and over.
My very own eight minute pledge drive and SCHWAG RAFFLE, with inspirational music.
When friends potty trained at the dinner table, childhood educator Brett Berk figured it was time to write a book.
Larry Massett sent me this weird story. I’m hoping it's the beginning of weird new podcast...
She mucks about at the intersection of libraries, technology and politics. Then reports back...
After 25 years of interviewing for the Mark Johnson Show, Mark Johnson gets interviewed about interviewing.
A show about the people who stand with the accused.
Some calls in to the police in central Vermont this summer. There were odors. A machete was seen.
Steve Fugate roams the roads of America with a suggestion over his head...
Stories from a life in the Kingdom.
Today on Fresh Air, an interview with the author of a new book, Bison Selfies.
A mind bending day in Tbilisi with Larry Massett.
Susan Randall talks about 15 years as a private investigator in Vermont.
Kevin is uneasy in the world of people. That's why he keeps his tent close by.
Come sit on the couch and hear stories about a Vermont legend.
Larry Massett and Joe Frank talk about the supremacy of their cars. It's like debate club except without facts.
Being a soccer mom is harder than it looks.
An intimate conversation about the loss of a baby. What happens after the hardest thing happens?
Sometimes the world's hottest villain calls you on the phone....
What we imagine our lives will be, what our lives have been, and discussion of age appropriate clothing.
A person didn’t return DVDs.
Life as a private investigator in Vermont. Not all covered bridges.
Marc Estrin shares his pearls of wisdom from school. There were only three.
Larry visits Mt. Shasta...destination for the spiritually curious.
An interview with one of Vermont's finest musician composers. Plus? He sings.
A show about love, family and dementia. In two parts.
Cooking...the art that yields profound shame and frustration.
Two strangers meet and talk very late one night on a northbound NYC subway...
Flurries will stick around, possibly turning to wet snow east of Route 2. Here is...Eyes on the Sky.
Vermont's democracy. It's not for everybody.
"The beauty of the boat is in the concept not the details."
I'm so happy it's spring. Let's take a minute and listen to some awesome music.
A thawed sock was found...
Old, but still letting air out of people's tires.
Not all true love gets a holiday.
Some calls to the Barre Police in recent days.
Leland. On death, deep space, and Revolutionary War reenactments.
A short story about piano practice and parental rage.
The life and times of Solidod, an Apache original.
A show about the hardest, most humbling job. Parenting.
Guys talking about their rigs.
An unvarnished perspective on aging by a poopy old man.
In this season of holidays, we bring you a celebration of...Buy Nothing Day!
A monologue from a 4th generation Vermont farmer.
Larry Massett travels back to Romania with Andrei Codrescu. And the ghosts are watching.
The Christmas story. As told by a six-year-old.
Wizards, elves, zombies, math and strategy. You won't understand it. But they do.
A commentary about risking intense shame in the name of good parenting.
An unedited interview with a young man in Barre, starting life after jail.
Do we have a social responsibility to rally against Ben & Jerry's presence in the Israeli occupied territories?
Where do great photographs come from?
Sounds and stories from a town.
What is he talking about??
Power duo Rodney and Theresa Elmer talk taxidermy...
The farther you go from home, the stranger things get. A story about Paul Bowles.
Vermont Health Disconnect: a commentary about two Vermont state websites in need of repair
For generations of Vermonters, Thursday nights in the summer have meant one thing....Thunder Road.
A late night shopping cart reminds Marc Estrin of a song....
If the devil walked this earth in human form, who might he look like? Robby Porter has a couple ideas...
Face it. Gardening in Vermont can be a tyranny. Walt Amses tells us why.
For generations of Vermonters, Thursday nights in the summer have meant one thing….Thunder Road. This quarter mile short track opened…
Everyone's heard about the counter-cultural festival called Burning Man. But you may not know about Boring Man...
It's been a long winter. Let's talk about our woodstoves.
12 shows about deer hunting in Vermont, featuring some of the finest hunters and wardens in the state.
The Great Wall of China was built with no mortar. Scott Carrier's wall was also built with no mortar. Here's…
An interview about death and dying with someone whose seen his share....Tim Kasten.
Interview with central Vermont organic gardening icon Alan LePage.
An interview with poet, teacher, and reigning Vermont poetry slam champion, Geof Hewitt.
A show about songs and stories about songs. Shame, heartbreak, love, summer camp.
The US invaded Afghanistan. Scott Carrier decided he ought to go there too. To see for himself. Who are these…
The story of four Vermonters captured at the Battle of the Bulge.
The high art of Vermont road management. Featuring Mike Garand and Ray Burke.
Singer Miriam Bernardo talks about making a life in music in central Vermont. And she sings.
Musician and producer Colin McCaffrey talks about finding inspiration, music as a career, and mushroom foraging...