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Show 17 - The Guild

The new theme is from Michelle Griffin - thanks very much Michelle.The Yarn over Lounge (link)Pamela's Blog is...

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Show 16 - Go your own way

In this show: Why not to follow instructions, the problems involved with letting the grass too tall. Blue Tongue...

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Show 15 - Pass it on

This week, the joy of teaching, and we hear of how a 7 year-old learning to knit 'infected' a whole family with the...

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Show 14 - The slow clothes movement

In this week's show we hear about Feral knitting, finally get the review of that lamp and find out how two queens can...

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Show 13 - Man the knitter

In this week's show we hear about the latest Stitches and Craft show, and how bags are carried at such events.There's...

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Show 12 - Who will buy...

Show 12 - Who will buy...In this week's show we visit Heather from Braeside Alpacas and have a chat about what it's...

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Show 11 - A long thread

In this show we look at knitting at the Opera, how knitting links us to other knitters in other times, review "A...

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Director's Cut - Galina Khmeleva (2011) - The Knitmore Girls

  This Director's Cut is brought to you without commercial interruption by Abstract Fiber, the best place to buy...

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Episode 12: Half-Hanged Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 12: Half-Hanged

History is full of people who took things too far. Humans are gifted at turning on one another, a skill we’ve honed...

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Episode 11: Black Stockings Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 11: Black Stockings

Humans have a history of making up stories to explain the unexplainable. Sometimes we use those stories to teach our...

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Faeries, Banshees, Dragons and Elves

Who are the elves of Ireland?  In this 14-minute podcast, Fiona talks about this question and several others. What...

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Faeries - Little faeries in history

Faeries have been documented throughout history.  Around 1000 B.C., the Greek poet Homer wrote The Illiad, in which...

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Radio Free Vitanza: Number One

This episode of Rhetoricity features an interview with Victor Vitanza, the Jean-Francois Lyotard Chair at the...

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Episode 13: Off the Path Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 13: Off the Path

Life is a careful journey down a pathway that we’ve set our hearts on. But every now and then we get pulled off the...

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Rabih Mroué - OK Radio Episode 71 Nature Theater of Oklahoma
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Rabih Mroué - OK Radio Episode 71

Nature Theater of Oklahoma talks with Lebanese visual and performing artist Rabih Mroué - about so many things! - but...

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Lenore Manderson - OK Radio Episode 65 Nature Theater of Oklahoma
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Lenore Manderson - OK Radio Episode 65

Nature Theater of Oklahoma talks with Lenore Manderson, writer, researcher and medical anthropologist at Monash...

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Episode 14: The Others Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 14: The Others

We don’t like to be alone. We hate it. So we tell stories about others, the things at the edges of society....

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Episode 15: Unboxed Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 15: Unboxed

People can be a bit possessive. We love our things, and we cling tightly to them. But what happens when the things we...

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Episode 16: Covered Mirrors Aaron Mahnke
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Episode 16: Covered Mirrors

At the heart of every horror film is an iconic weapon. Often times they are nondescript and ordinary, but in the...

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