All Pieces for Robin Amer

 
Caption: Ralph and Katy Panek were able to have children thanks to a donated ovary from Katy’s twin sister Carol Enoch., Credit: Courtesy of Carol Enoch
Thirty-six-year-old twins Carol Enoch and Katy Panek are physically identical in every way but one: Katy was born without ovaries. She never menstr...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, and KUER


  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Hillary Swank as the "nice white lady" of Freedom Writers.
In their comedy skit "Nice White Lady," the ever edgy Mad TV pokes fun at movies like Stand and Deliver, Freedom Writers, and Dangerous Minds, in w...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Jun 15, 2010
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Malort and me. , Credit: Robin Amer
You might say that Malort is Chicago's signature drink. Which would be fine, if it weren't so disgusting. For the uninitiated, here is the story of...

Bought by KUT and WILL


  • Added: Jun 15, 2010
  • Length: 10:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Four members of Chicago's all female tackle football team describe what it’s like to be a woman in a man’s game.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jun 15, 2010
  • Length: 20:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debt Ledger, Credit: Jenny Bauman
"Him" and "Her" are an anonymous couple who used to have a LOT of debt. They write about getting out of it at their relationship finance blog, Make...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 04, 2010
  • Length: 13:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Funny Money, Credit: Material Boy
Some people believe that money can break up any relationship. If it didn’t exactly break up Jason and John, band buddies who genuinely liked each o...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 04, 2010
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Women at the Tulle Lake War Relocation Camp, circa 1942. , Credit: Bob Bobster.
Two survivors of Japanese American internment describe how they went from being seen as model citizens to being seen as the enemy. In the story of ...

Bought by KVSC, WXAV 88.3FM, WXDU, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KFAI and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2010
  • Length: 20:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Chris, a veteran of the first Iraq War, tells the story of the time he saw 2500 lbs of C4 explode.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 04, 2010
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Stephen explains the difference between being a drunk and being an alcoholic, and the difference your uncles can make.

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2009
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Stephen imparts some words of wisdom about what you take with you, and what you leave behind. (Short answer, kids.)

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Feb 03, 2009
  • Length: 02:18
  • Purchases: 1
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The "Viagra Triangle" section of Chicago's upscale Gold Coast neighborhood is where older, wealthier men (allegedly) go to pick up younger women. O...

Bought by Remix Radio


  • Added: Jan 24, 2009
  • Length: 01:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Eugene describes the aftermath of his accident and how he was touched by the divine.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2009
  • Length: 06:02
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Eugene tells tales of Gary's open hearth steel mill, and the accident there that nearly did him in.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2009
  • Length: 05:05
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Eugene introduces us to his neighborhood, and some of his neighbors, in Gary.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2009
  • Length: 07:50
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The story of one abandoned movie theater is the story of this very post-industrial city. People haunt places, and places haunt people.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KUT, PRX Remix, and Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser)


  • Added: Jan 10, 2009
  • Length: 19:14
  • Purchases: 4
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Artists vs. developers vs. the city. The adaptive reuse of historic mill buildings in Providence, and all the controversy that's come with it.

Bought by WMFE, WMPG, and WZBC


  • Added: Oct 08, 2004
  • Length: 49:32
  • Purchases: 3