Into It

Series produced by Andrew Bales

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Exploring the overlooked pieces of history and culture.

Past segments have covered the rise of relaxation beverages, the strange lionfish rodeos of the Atlantic coast, the forgotten origins of the barber pole, the emerging animation form known as Cinemagraphs, and even the art of the butter sculpture.


28 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Exploring the secrets of these ancient flooded caves from Australia to Egypt to Belize.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
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The surprising history of a true cultural icon: the barber pole.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Auto-Tune has become an overwhelmingly familiar effect across nearly every genre.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:46
  • Purchases: 1
From: Andrew Bales
Series: Into It
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The surging population of non-native lionfish off the atlantic coast has brought about new recipes, rivalries, and even rodeos.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:45
  • Purchases: 1
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The pair of crawler-transporters at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida have been delivering shuttles to their launch pad since the Apollo missions...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 1
From: Andrew Bales
Series: Into It
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The rise of exotica, a mysterious musical genre of the '50s and '60s.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
From: Andrew Bales
Series: Into It
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Tremolo, one of music's most basic effects, has an incomplete history. What we do know links centuries of composition.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Europe has popularized a new, much smaller rendition of equestrian show jumping.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:52
  • Purchases: 2