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Snippets: A Memoir in Sound

How do we capture the best moments beyond the picture and the page? Join writer, professor and podcaster B.J. Hollars as he attempts to craft a memoir in sound.

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Chapter 8: The Big 3-4

On the eve of his 34th birthday, a man finds a cassette tape he and his mother made for his father on his 34th.


24 May 2018

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Chapter 6: Marriage Is A Sand Dollar Or A Pigeon Or A Stingray

A husband and wife's day on the beach turns suddenly introspective.


12 Feb 2018

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Chapter 7: The Legend of Bessie the Cow

A father and daughter go in search of Bessie the (invisible)cow.


26 Mar 2018

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Chapter 5: The Last Walk

A family pre-grieves for their sick dog.


1 Dec 2017

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Chapter 4: Breconshire Drive

Brothers return to their childhood neighborhood to learn how much everything--and everyone--has changed.


27 Sep 2017

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