Blank on Blank

Series produced by Blank on Blank

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Blank on Blank is building and broadcasting an archive of journalists' lost interviews.

Interviews gathering dust on tapes and hard drives are transformed for new audiences online, on mobile devices, and on the radio.

Listen to unexpected stories from famous names and universal tales from everyday Americans. They're all sprinkled with music and storytelling.

Why should journalists record interviews only to help write a story? They should also be heard.


86 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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“Any man who really has faith in himself will be dubbed arrogant by his fellows” - Frank Lloyd Wright in 1957, as told to Mike Wallace

Bought by KVSC, WXAV 88.3FM, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 11:10
  • Purchases: 3
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" If you got rid of all of the genes that cause autism, you’d be rid of Carl Sagan, you’d be rid of Mozart. Einstein, today, would be labeled autis...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KZYX, and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2016
  • Length: 11:46
  • Purchases: 3
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"I have to make my life worth saving, and each day you spend as if it would be your last" - Dame Stephanie Shirley in 2010 from an oral history at ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 16:33
  • Purchases: 1
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"That’s inevitable that humans would project their hopes and fears upon the cosmos" - Carl Sagan on October 4, 1985, as told to Studs Terkel. The p...

Bought by KBUT, WXAV 88.3FM, KZMU Moab Community Radio, PRX Remix, and KHNS


  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 12:53
  • Purchases: 5
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Peanuts, Atlantis, and Colorblindness. It's our latest episode in The Experimenters miniseries featuring icons of science and innovation. Oliver Sa...

Bought by KVSC, KFCF FM, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 20:44
  • Purchases: 4
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Alvin Toffler and Margaret Mead: an author and an anthropologist who endeavored to understand the impact of scientific invention. In this episode o...

Bought by KBUT, KSFR, KVSC, and KSFR


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 16:07
  • Purchases: 4