Great Lake Swimmers Tiny Desk Concert from NPR

Alicia Thompson Reader Find

By Alicia Thompson in New Music on Friday 29 March 2013

I came across this band thanks to NPR Tiny Desk concerts, which are awesome. They are a Canadian band from Ontario built around singer and songwriter Tony Dekker. And, wow, this guy has a great voice. This video is a three-song set which includes Everything is Moving So Fast, Pulling on a Line and Various […]

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What would an Ira Glass sex tape sound like?

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Thursday 13 October 2011

This satire of This American Life, which explores what would happen if public radio icon Ira Glass were to release a sex tape, is an incredibly spot-on lampooning of all things NPR.

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Turning The Other Cheek

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By Merzipan in New Trends on Thursday 27 January 2011

Sometimes life can actually defeat one’s cynicism instead of increase it. This NPR story is about how a man and a mugger ended up sharing a meal.

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