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    • Ep. 21: Las Vegas with Roy Wood Jr. (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Roy Wood Jr., Oscar Nunez, Bobcat Goldthwait, and others
    • Length: 23 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] Let comedian and host Roy Wood Jr. ( The Daily Show ) guide you through a desert oasis of ecstasy and shame on this voyage to Sin City. You'll hear how a toothless prostitute can inspire confidence, what it's like to open for a magician six days a week, which gambles you should avoid taking, and more.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Dueling Letters

    • The Account of Events Leading to the Duel Between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
    • By: Ben Smith, Jason Goff
    • Narrated by: Ben Smith, Jason Goff
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton had a famously contentious political relationship. In June of 1804, then-Vice President Burr was made aware that Hamilton had made disparaging remarks about him. Dr. Charles Cooper had overheard these remarks and published a letter indicating such. Burr soon after read Dr. Cooper's remarks and took offense. The following are pieces of correspondence between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, followed by letters from Alexander Hamilton to his friend Nathaniel Pendleton, as well as his wife Elizabeth.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 401

    • The Extraordinary Story of the Man who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days and Changed His Life Forever
    • By: Ben Smith
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The inspiring story of Ben Smith – who ran 401 marathons in 401 days with minimal support, to raise money for Stonewall and Kidscape. On 1 September 2015, Ben Smith set out from Bristol. Over the next 401 days, he would burn an estimated 2.4 million calories; run with almost 10,000 people; inspire almost 600 first-time marathon runners and visit 101 schools. He would also raise in excess of £325,000 for charity.

    • The Extraordinary Story of the Man who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days and Changed His Life Forever
    • By: Ben Smith
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 04-05-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Deep Trouble

    • The Complete Series 1
    • By: Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond
    • Narrated by: Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond, Katherine Jakeways
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Travel deep under the surface of the sea, as the officers and crew of HMS Goliath invite you to share in 'Deep Trouble'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deep Trouble - Good Program wish there were more.

    • By Mark on 03-03-11

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Deep Trouble

    • Complete Series 2
    • By: Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond
    • Narrated by: Jim Field Smith, Ben Willbond, Katherine Jakeways
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Beneath and beyond the front line, these are the adventures of the HMS Goliath: A 55,000-tonne M-Class nuclear stealth submarine, prowling 5,000 metres below the surface...and manned by idiots. The hugely talented Best Newcomer Perrier winner (1999) Ben Willbond and Perrier nominee (2005) Jim Field Smith (Dutch Elm Conservatoire) have teamed up again for the second series of their sub-sea sitcom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wish there were more! (-:

    • By Mark on 03-03-11

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Flying with White Eagle

    • By: Ben Nuttall-Smith
    • Narrated by: Ben Nuttall-Smith
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a homesteader and logger, we have Pat's first-person insight into pioneering days in the opening decades a century ago. His stories of flying out of Chilliwack and Richmond, BC, to Canada’s Far North are fascinating tales of aviation reality. 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Being the Message: Lessons Learned on the Frontline of Mission

    • By: Sam Ward, Carl Beech, Gary Smith, and others
    • Narrated by: Andy Hawthorne, Carl Beech, Sam Ward, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
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    From humble beginnings on a council estate in Manchester UK, The Message Trust has become one of the fastest growing youth mission organisations on the planet. Its combination of outreach to young people in schools, counter-cultural mission in tough urban areas, and pioneering prison and ex-offender ministry offers a radical template for effective 21st century mission. In this punchy and powerful audiobook, Andy Hawthorne (Founder and CEO), Carl Beech (Deputy CEO), and key members of the Message team share some of the crucial lessons learned over 25 years on the front line.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The New Yorker, August 12th & 19th 2013: Part 2 (Paige Williams, Ben McGrath, Zadie Smith)

    • By: Paige Williams, Ben McGrath, Zadie Smith
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    "The Pay Is Too Damn Low", by James Surowiecki; "Origin Stories", by Andrew Marantz; "Compositions in Black and White", by Paige Williams; "Throw Like a Girl", by Ben McGrath; and "Meet the President!", by Zadie Smith.

    Regular price: $5.95