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Scott Carrier's kids

Father Figures {format} 54:00 Jay Allison, Scott Carrier, Viki Merrick, Sound Portraits & [Hearing Voices]

For Father's Day, hosted by Jay Allison, stories of paternal praise, pride, disappointment and love: Scott Carrier gives his son Milo a "Ski Lesson." From Animals and Other Stories, we hear "Reflections of Fathers," aka, Bugs & Dads. Comic strip artist Lynda Barry wishes her divorced dad a "Happy Father's Day." A doctor tells his daughter about her granddad in "Story Corps- Dr. William Weaver." Jay Allison describes his daughter's questions about his love life as "Grilling Me Softly". Dan Robb's family remembers the day "Dad's Moving Out," from Life Stories. "Doc Merrick" and daughter Viki go through some girl problems. David Greenberger tells David Cobb's story "Because of Dad." Deirdre Sullivan's father advises "Always Go to the Funeral," a This I Believe essay. And from producer by Viki Merrick, Dave Masch wants to be "A Better Father" (

Broadcast: Jun 17 2007 on HV SpecialSeries: Hearing Voices- Specials Subjects: Spoken Word, Holidays, Family


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My Guitar is Better than Prozac {format} {format} 1:50 Viki Merrick

Maynard Silva, a sign painter and blues musician, finds that the therapeutic value of playing guitar beats any drug. [transcript]

Broadcast: Jan 26 2004 on NPR Day to DaySeries: WCAI/WNAN Sonic IDs Subjects: Music, Health


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The Art of Cooking and Eating Eels {format} {format} 2:01 Viki Merrick

A Sonic ID from WCAI/WNAN and Atlantic Public Media in Massachusetts (Editor: Jay Allison): The art of cooking and eating eels with Milton Jeffers. [transcript]

Broadcast: Nov 6 2003 on NPR Day to DaySeries: WCAI/WNAN Sonic IDs Subjects: Environment, Food


Water and sky, with word- Listen

Halloween Costume {format} {format} :57 Viki Merrick

A Sonic ID from WCAI/WNAN and Atlantic Public Media in Massachusetts (Editor: Jay Allison). the thoughts of a young man on how heís going to put his Halloween costume together. [transcript]

Broadcast: Oct 27 2003 on NPR Day to DaySeries: WCAI/WNAN Sonic IDs Subjects: Holidays, Cultural


Microphone and Cape Cod sign

Preventing Bike Theft {format} {format} 1:20 Viki Merrick

A Sonic ID from WCAI/WNAN and Atlantic Public Media in Massachusetts (Editor: Jay Allison). The story of one manís efforts to encourage theft prevention measures for bicycle riders on Nantucket Island. [transcript]

Broadcast: Oct 22 2003 on NPR Day to DaySeries: WCAI/WNAN Sonic IDs Subjects: Sports


Microphone and boat

Cutting Squid, Praising White Paint {format} {format} 2:41 Viki Merrick & Chelsea Merz

Two Sonic IDs from WCAI/WNAN and Atlantic Public Media in Massachusetts (Editor: Jay Allison). First, the physical hazards of preparing certain seafood: Dave Masch of Cataumet recounts a painful lesson learned cooking squid. Then, "Soap Bubbles" by Chelsea Merz: Larry Kennedy, a hardware salesman from Falmouth Mass, reads the names of the varying shades of white paint. [transcript]

Broadcast: Oct 3 2003 on NPR Day to DaySeries: WCAI/WNAN Sonic IDs Subjects: Food, Environment, Art





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