Stay Human

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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This program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.

Stay Human is a mix of music, conversation and spoken word to give us all a little encouragement. The program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.


91 Pieces

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On Stay Human, a wonderful new story from Terry O'Brien, "Five Pounds of Burger", about learning to get your own meat. Jim Gallagher gives us an u...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:27
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What does the Boundary Waters mean to you? Stay Human shares canoe adventure stories from Sue Searing and Jim Rack, and a visit with a four-generat...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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We're surrounded in the real world by super-villains, billionaires with unlimited resources and unlimited appetites for power. But all is not lost!...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:25
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Broken down van or brand new Tesla, summertime fun includes the road trip. On Stay Human, Terry O'Brien hitches a ride to the Twin Cities, Mike Ell...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:08
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Ever get that jaded, been-there-done-that feeling? Join me on KAXE-KBXE for Stay Human, celebrating The First Time - first kiss, first eyeglasses, ...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Stay Human shoots for the moon today, on the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Do you remember the little black and white tv that brought...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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On this Stay Human we hear music and stories about the quality of mercy.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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Stay Human goes to summer camp this Sunday, live call-in radio show 5 - 6 pm with co-host Gail Ann Otteson. Call us during the broadcast to share y...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:57
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Getting ready for the 4th of July today on Stay Human, with a deep dive into E. B. White’s brilliant definition of democracy: the score at the top ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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On Stay Human, stories from (so-called) white people - Scott Hall spends a night in an ice house on Red Lake, Mary DeYoung desegregates her college...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:29
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"Coincidences are God's way of remaining anonymous" - Doris Lessing Today on Stay Human, stories of chance, fortune and synchronicity: how to be in...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:28
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The world seems intent on forcing us into ruts, routines and social roles. But if we're bold enough - with faith and abandon - free play and improv...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:26
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For centuries, our culture has justified human actions by pretending animals are unlike humans, because they act simply on instinct. Now science ha...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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It's Fishing Opener, and the start of our tourist season, on Stay Human today. Matthew Miltich tells us his new story, Lunch With Ducks, and we'll ...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:31
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The 1950's reconsidered on Stay Human. It's Pete Seeger's 100th birthday this week, and we have stories and music about two marginal groups of malc...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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Stay Human turns 100 tonight - a hundred hours, that is. To celebrate, we're taking the show on the road and dancing in the streets - New Orleans, ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:15
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"Crossing Over" on Stay Human - Terry O'Brien contemplates shape shifting, Matthew Miltich on reincarnation, and Mike Elliot with Grandpa's Last Ri...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:29
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Twins looking good coming out of the gate, and anyway, if they're playing ball it must be spring! On Stay Human, Aaron Wenger remembers Cow Pasture...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:32
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Where do you come from? Now that more and more people are reading their DNA, and able to be in "touch" (without having to touch anything other than...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
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Stay Human celebrates with a salute to a few radio heroes, including Rich McClear, telling us about his new daily call-in show on commercial radio ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:29