North Country Winter Landscape

October 8, 2015

Flash Forward

Two stories in which people find happiness in unexpected places.

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Five friends in convertible car, waving arms in air, rear view

October 1, 2015

Road Trips with Guest Host Hope Davis

Were taking a road trip! Come along for the ride.

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September 24, 2015

Scenes from Three Marriages with Guest Host Josh Radnor

Josh Radnor hosts a Selected Shorts field trip.

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September 17, 2015

Worst Case Scenarios? Guest Host Hope Davis

Four funny tales about things going wrong.

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September 10, 2015

The Kids Aren’t All Right with Guest Host Robert Sean Leonard

Two stories when children are involved with secrets and lies.

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September 8, 2015

Stephen Colbert Reading Flannery O’Connor

Flannery O’Connor was the master of the comical Southern gothic. She penned some of the most significant – and unsettling – works of racial and familial misunderstanding of the 20th century. Here we present one selected and read by Stephen Colbert, entitled “The Enduring Chill.”

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September 3, 2015

Things Fall Apart with Guest Host Robert Sean Leonard

Lives in chaos in these three stories.

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August 27, 2015

Next Stop, Greenwich Village with guest host Jane Curtin

The Village is populated by amazing spirits. Energy cannot be lost, and the energy of the unique and eccentric beings of our past resonates in our streets, and people visiting and living here today can experience it too. —Penny Arcade, Greenwich Village Stories

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Hollywood Soiree

August 20, 2015

Take a Seat with guest host Robert Sean Leonard

On this program, guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents four stories about sitting down to a meal, or a drink, with surprising results. First, the novelist Henry Miller tells us about the dinner party from Hell in “Soiree in Hollywood.” The notoriety of Miller’s complicated, sexually charged novels—The Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring, and The […]

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August 13, 2015

Not Happily Ever After with Guest Host Hope Davis

On this show, three fantasies in which things don’t go as planned.

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