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A devout Catholic has a philosophical debate with himself about sin and forgiveness after he comes to learn more than he wants to know about a priest in his church. This is a haunting elegy by Jack McCarthy, a veteran performer, poet and storyteller whose book, Say Goodnight, Grace Notes, was released in 2003 by EM Press to rave reviews. His work has appeared in a number of anthologies, including The Spoken Word Revolution and the film Slamnation. Jack currently resides in Seattle, Washington.

Producers: Jamie DeWolf, Renzo Gorrio, and Mark Ristich

A New Mexico local legend of the Guagee Monster, a terrifying beast mutated by chemical exposure during the US government’s development of the atomic bomb.

Producers: Rita Daniels and Pat Mesiti-Miller

 

Insomnia leads Glynn to some late night soul searching and thankfully there is a TV evangelist to provide him some answers... for a price.

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

A little girl in Brooklyn can help her whole community if she just devotes herself to becoming a nun. But what if she doesn't want to? read more of Eileen O’Toole’s story in her book, At Sister Anna’s Feet.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Ingrid Ricks never really felt comfortable in the religious household she was raised in. The summer she turned 16, she finally found her voice. Read more about Ingrid’s story in her book Hippy Boy: A Girl’s Story.

Producers: Jamala Henderson and Renzo Gorrio

When Robert V. Taylor was growing up in South Africa, religion saved him from a life of loneliness and pain. But as he got older, religion began to conflict with his homosexuality and his political beliefs--namely, that blacks should have equal rights as whites and that apartheid should be banished. Would he have to choose between God, his sexuality and racial equality?

Today, Robert V. Taylor is chair of The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation, an activist and a public speaker. He is also the author of the new book, A New Way to be Human. Check it out!

Producer: Stephanie Foo

At sixteen, Glynn's summer love turns serious when his church elders come to have a word with his father about the separation of the races.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

Falling in love with a superhero IS all it's cracked up to be--except
when the guy turns out to be totally, tragically human.

Producer: Rebecca Hertz

 

What would you do if your best friend called to say she found the Buddha? Jeff Greenwald didn’t have to be told twice - he hopped on the next flight to meet the guy for himself.

Story by Jeff Greenwald.

Producer: Roman Mars

 

The tape rolls as we witness the tearful end of a perfect online world.

Based on a story from Robert Ashley's brilliant A Life Well Wasted internet radio program.

Producer: Roman Mars

 

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