Archive


127 listings, approx. 1 hrs and 57 min of material



September 22, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Creativity,
30.02 seconds
1445 Todd Rundgren : Todd Rundgren's career has spanned some 45 years, through two dozen solo albums, endless tours, and the production of artists ranging from The Band to XTC to Meatloaf. The Upper Darby native's drive to be original on every new record began early on. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 4 votes
August 28, 2012
Factual Statement, Aspiring, Community,
23.38 seconds
180 Carolyn Cannuscio : University of Pennsylvania public health professor and social epidemiologist Carolyn Cannuscio worries about the impact of constant violence on young Philadelphians in their communities. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 4 votes
September 20, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Philadelphia,
29.9 seconds
472 Edmund Bacon : In designing LOVE Park, Penn's Landing, Independence Mall among other Philadelphia landmarks, Edmund Bacon transformed his city. He took great pride and joy in accomplishing his life's work, and hoped the next generation would carry out its own vision. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 4 votes
September 20, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Labor,
28.79 seconds
479 Joan Myers Brown : Dancer Joan Myers Brown's career brought her on stage with major stars of the fifties and sixties. But Brown, who grew up in Philadelphia, eventually decided she wanted to teach dance, and returned home to found the famed Philadanco company in 1970. Submited by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 4 votes
August 28, 2012
Anecdote, Enthusiastic, Philadelphia,
26.22 seconds
187 Husband Tour Guide : In the process of building an audio tapestry of the city, Philadelphians from nine different neighbourhoods gathered to describe their experiences. Here's one of the voices that inspired the artists who created the This We Believe Mural project. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 3 votes
September 20, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Philadelphia,
29.97 seconds
470 Edmund Bacon : You just have to look at Philadelphia's skyline to find Urban Planner Edmund Bacon's mark on the city. Called the father of modern Philadelphia, he served the city for over 20 years in that position. Amazingly, his life's work began with a childhood vow. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 3 votes
September 06, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Life, Sports,
29.95 seconds
249 John Kruk : Former Philadelphia Phillie first baseman John Kruk played in three all-star games, led his team to the 1993 World Series, and remains one of the city’s most beloved sports stars. But he says learning of his father’s pride in him meant the most. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 3 votes
September 17, 2012
Confession, Confiding, Life,
13.77 seconds
330 Sylvester Stallone : Though Sylvester Stallone has made 60 movies, to Philadelphians, he'll always be Rocky. The actor says he's grateful to have played a character he himself created, in one of the most successful film franchises of all time - but he does have one regret. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 2 votes
August 28, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Philadelphia,
13.38 seconds
176 Adolescent School Memories : Adolescent School Memories: Remembering a Philadelphia after school tradition: drilling. The daily dance practices brought together girls from disparate neighbourhoods and schools, including this participant. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna
3.00 in 2 votes
August 28, 2012
Anecdote, Enthusiastic, Community, Philadelphia,
22.77 seconds
185 Fire Hydrant Summer : In the process of building an audio tapestry of the city, Philadelphians from nine different neighbourhoods gathered to describe their experiences. Here's one of the voices that inspired the artists who created the This We Believe Mural project. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 2 votes
September 20, 2012
Anecdote, Confiding, Philadelphia,
29.79 seconds
460 Adam McKay : Comedy writer/director Adam McKay’s credits include Anchorman and Talladega Nights. McKay, who attended both Penn St. and Temple, tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that the inspiration for Anchorman came in no small part from his hometown. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 2 votes
September 06, 2012
Quote, Confiding, Sports,
25.02 seconds
250 Julius “Dr. J.” Erving : Philadelphia 76er and basketball Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving led his team to an NBA championship in 1983. Now a prosperous businessman and philanthropist, his team building character and abilities rank him with the greatest names in NBA history. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 2 votes
September 06, 2012
Quote, Proud, Sports,
17.52 seconds
253 Mike Schmidt : Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt wasn’t just a great 3rd baseman – he’s considered one of the greatest to ever play the position. In 1989, his intensely emotional retirement announcement shocked fans of the man known as “Captain Cool”. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 2 votes
September 06, 2012
Confession, Confiding, Labor,
28.28 seconds
255 Phoebe Gloeckner : Philadelphia born Phoebe Gloeckner is a graphic novelist and cartoonist whose career took off with her 1998 collection, A Child's Life and Other Stories. Gloeckner says her art is a product of her need to arrive at a deeper understanding of her world. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 2 votes
August 28, 2012
Observation, Pensive, Community, The present,
29.92 seconds
184 Dog Walker : In the process of building an audio tapestry of the city, Philadelphians from nine different neighbourhoods gathered to describe their experiences. Here's one of the voices that inspired the artists who created the This We Believe Mural project. Submitted by Elisabeth Perez-Luna.
3.00 in 1 vote