Tag Archives: audio

The answer is “shoe”

Paula Poundstone nails it.

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Melissa Block interviews Leslie Shook, the Betty voice of Boeing’s F/A-18 fighter jets.

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Shouting through the storm

John Adams chats with Renee Montagne about his works, old and new.

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Nature, unnerving

Andy Goldsworthy talks to Terry Gross.

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Stories in sound: 1

Cory Turner listens to the work of neurobiologist Nina Kraus: an audio-driven screener for children at risk of literacy challenges.

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Christopher Joyce and Bill McQuay inaugurate the series Close Listening. The editing on the piece is a little Radiolab-ish for my taste, but the sounds of science are ear-opening. [Trevor] Pinch has made a career of studying how scientists listen. … Continue reading

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Feel the buzz

Great radio of the week: finding the best fit in musical instruments for Port Huron fifth-graders, as Kyle Norris of Michigan Radio reports. The button on the end, added by an NPR director, will bring tears to your eyes.

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Edward and Dave would approve

Drain Lake Powell! That’s one of the provocative suggestions by former head of the Bureau of Reclamation Dan Beard. He makes his case on an episode of Colorado Matters.

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On the radio: 7 bis

With the launch of NPR’s new embeddable audio player, I can directly link to audio like this: voiceover work I did in 2011 to accompany a profile of Zhou Youguang.

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Keep in mind the tiny tots

Alas, Stan Freberg has moved on to a new agency.

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Step back!

Lauren Ober interviews Randi Miller, the voice of Metro’s “doors closing” announcements. ᔥ NiemanLab

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