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    • All-American Murder

    • The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderers' Row
    • By: James Patterson, Alex Abramovich
    • Narrated by: Peter Coleman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    He was a college All-American who became the youngest player in the NFL and later a Super Bowl veteran. He was a star tight end on the league-dominant New England Patriots, who extended his contract for a record $40 million. Aaron Hernandez's every move as a professional athlete played out in the headlines, yet he led a secret life-one that ended in a maximum security prison. What drove him to go so wrong, so fast?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sadly, I had to stop listening...

    • By T. Migliaccio on 01-25-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Bit of a Blur

    • By: Alex James
    • Narrated by: Alex James
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Success catapulted Alex James from a slug-infested squat in Camberwell to a world of private jets and world-class restaurants. As "the second drunkest member of the world's drunkest band" life was always chaotic, but Alex James retained a boundless enthusiasm and curiosity at odds with his hedonistic lifestyle. In Bit of a Blur he recounts his experiences living through the madness of Britpop, detailing both the pleasures and perils of fame.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good stuff

    • By JustThisGuyYouKnow on 12-11-07

    Regular price: $14.94

    • Ep. 2: Secret Agent (The Guest List)

    • By: Ron Funches, Alex Koll, Sean Donnelly, and others
    • Length: 59 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Featuring sets from Godfrey, Chris Garcia, Janelle James, Sean Donnelly and Alex Koll. Presented by Ron Funches.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 18: America from Abroad with Rob Delaney (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Rob Delaney, Garance Doré, Moshe Kasher, and others
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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    [Contains explicit content] As an American living in London, host Rob Delaney ( Catastrophe) has had to answer a lot of questions about the USA. Are Americans really lacking in culture? What's up with all the guns? Why is everything so big? On this episode of Sounds Like America, Rob and his fellow globe-trotting comedians share experiences from traveling abroad, with a focus on how Americans are perceived from overseas.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • All Cheeses Great and Small

    • A Life Less Blurry
    • By: Alex James
    • Narrated by: Alex James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      5 out of 5 stars 14

    This is the story of Alex James’s transition from a leading light of the Britpop movement in the 1990s, to gentleman farmer, artisan cheese-maker and father of five. All Cheeses Great and Small is the follow-up memoir to Alex James's first book, Bit of a Blur, the story of his excessive pop star lifestyle during the nineties. But now Alex has grown up, fallen in love and got married.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I had never heard of this guy

    • By colleen on 05-26-12

    Regular price: $8.77

    • The New Yorker (February 4, 2008)

    • By: John Cassidy, James McManus, Tom Mueller, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    There are eight articles in this edition: "The Minsky Moment", by John Cassidy; "Aces", by James McManus; "Beppe's Inferno", by Tom Mueller; "Death in Georgia", by Jeffrey Toobin; "I'll Be a Monkey's Agent", by Paul Rudnick; "Welling Up", by Alex Ross; "Patients, Patients", by Nancy Franklin; and "Young and Restless", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Power Play

    • No pain, No Pleasure!
    • By: Alex Severn, Bimbo Ross, D. L. King, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Bowie, Kate Daniels
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
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    Twenty sizzling stories where control is everything. Whether you like to wear the trousers or be ordered out of them, these stories will have you a slave to your fantasies in no time. Every kind of sexual domination and submission is explored in Power Play, from tongue-in-cheek role play to intense BDSM.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The New Yorker (March 17, 2008)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, James Surowiecki, Alec Wilkinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Condiment", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "What Microloans Miss", by James Surowiecki; "The Iron Lady", by Ryan Lizza; "Picturing Auschwitz", by Alec Wilkinson; "Surreal Life", by John Lahr; "Gale Force", by Alex Ross; and "The Divider", by Jill Lepore.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, July 29th 2013 (Atul Gawande, Alex Ross, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Atul Gawande, Alex Ross, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Highlights
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    "Perceived Threats", by Jelani Cobb; "Kayaktivist", by Nick Paumgarten; "E.Book vs. P.Book", by James Surowiecki; "Slow Ideas", by Atul Gawande; "Othello’s Daughter", by Alex Ross; "House Philosopher", by Peter Schjeldahl; "Summerstage", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Timely Projects", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Nightmares on Congress Street, Part V

    • By: Ray Bradbury, Hugh B. Cave, Michael Duffy, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    They're baaaaaaaaaaaaacckkkkk!!! Rocky Coast Radio Theatre returns with yet another copious cornucopia of classic concoctions, crafted and compiled for the captive congregation (gotta love that thesaurus!). Nightmares on Congress Street, Part V offers dramatized adaptations (complete with music and sound effects) of chilling stories penned by Edgar Allan Poe, Hugh B. Cave, and H. P. Lovecraft, as well as a few additional treats.

    Regular price: $13.99