Vasilisa and Baba Yaga

Vasilisa and Baba Yaga

Story adaption by Alison Hawthorne Deming with sound design by Mark Duggan. Alison Hawthorne Deming has loved the story of Vasilisa since she was a child. Even though the nasty witch Baba Yaga gets the most attention, she identifies with the heroine. Deming writes:...
Making mirrors

Making mirrors

Tucson, Ariz. – A recipe for how to make an 8.4-meter telescope mirror: Ingredient: About 44,000 pounds of glass chunks. Instructions: Load glass chunks into 27-foot diameter mold. Place mold in giant spinning oven and set for five revolutions-per-minute. Cook...
“The kinds of things he believed, he tried to live…”

“The kinds of things he believed, he tried to live…”

Longtime residents of Tucson, Arizona, remember the area as “prison camp.” From 1939 to 1973, it was the Catalina Federal Honor Camp. The inmates who built the Catalina Highway up Mount Lemmon were the original occupants. Conscientious objectors were also housed there...
The Long Road Home

The Long Road Home

 An original story by Jeff Mariotte, with sound design by Mark Duggan. Jeff Mariotte knows the road home. Or maybe not. Once, while reeling from personal loss, he left a holiday party and began a long, lonely drive back to an empty house. Listen to the story: Your...
They Live in the Desert

They Live in the Desert

An original story by Weston Ochse, with sound design by Mark Duggan. A walk in the Sonoran Desert can make one wonder how it came to be so dry. Weston Ochse is sure he doesn’t know the answer. He also struggled to explain what happened to him on one particular walk...

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