Guest host Sean Cole talks to a man who collects records of old radio programs. Also in this show: a man who believes in mowing with a scythe; and the interpreter of a French writer’s three-line novels.
from old-time radio programs "Southland Echoes," "Plantation Echoes," and "Hearts and Harmony." Also: "Tit Smoking In The Temple Of Artesan" by Devendra Banhart; "Parchman Blues" by Tangle Eye.
Audio collector Randy Riddle lets us listen to selections from his massive collection of sixteen-inch transcription disks, a recording format from the 1930s.
Producer Phoebe Judge talks to a man who believes in using the scythe - an old tool with a long curved blade for mowing.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
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