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February 6, 2016 with guest host Chris Thile: Bonus download! - P.O.E.M.

People say that a major in English won't lead to a good job, but it's not true — A message from the Professional Organization of English Majors.

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February 6, 2016 with guest host Chris Thile: Bonus download! - History

St. Paul, 1855: the story of how the arts arrived in Minnesota's capital city.

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February 6, 2016 with guest host Chris Thile: Bonus download! - Mom

Duane is still in New Orleans, so his mom talks with Calvin, who is subletting Duane's house, and HIS mom, Dotty.

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February 6, 2016 with guest host Chris Thile: Bonus download! - Bob Elliott

A salute to the memory of radio man Bob Elliott.

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January 30, 2016 with guest host Chris Thile: Bonus download! - Catchup

A word from the Catchup Advisory Board: Catchup has natural mellowing agents that foster teamwork and tamp down old resentments.

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January 30, 2016 with guest host Chris Thile: Bonus download! - Mom

Duane's mom talks to Calvin, who's subletting Duane's house for a few weeks.

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January 23, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Guy Noir heads to Iowa to provide security for Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

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January 23, 2016: Bonus download! - Rhubarb

So there you are living on the frozen tundra and enjoying it — enjoying the fact you can skate to work...

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January 23, 2016: Bonus download! - The Lives of the Cowboys

Dusty and Lefty tangle with Big Messer, who's running a successful campaign to become sheriff of Yellow Gulch.

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January 23, 2016: Bonus download! - Fearmonger's Shop

...serving all your phobia needs since 1954.

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