Blank on Blank

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Famous Names, Lost Interviews. A podcast and public radio with PRX, animated shorts with PBS. The future of journalism is remixing the past.


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86 Pieces

Blank on Blank is building and broadcasting an archive of journalists' lost interviews.


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"I even thought that I was gay. I thought that might be the solution to my problem." - Kurt Cobain. Interview by Jon Savage in New York City on Jul...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KALW, PRX Remix, and KUOW

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 5
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"I can’t be anything other than what I am…. If somebody don’t like something that I do, that’s his or her prerogative. Just like it’s mine." - Ray...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WABE, KVNF, KJZZ, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 21, 2013
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 5
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"In my insides, it really hurts if someone doesn't like me. It's silly." - Janis Joplin. Interview by Howard Smith. This was the last interview she...

Bought by KALW,, KZMU Moab Community Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KJZZ and more

  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 04:31
  • Purchases: 8
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"If this Revolution falls, what we will have here in Cuba is a hell. Hell itself." - Fidel Castro in 1959. Havana.

Bought by KUOW and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 23, 2013
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 2
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"I've got on these stiletto heels aimed for his face." - Farrah Fawcett was stuck in the rain on the corner of 51st and 5th Avenue in Manhattan. It...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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"You've got to be good or as bad as the devil." - Louis Armstrong In 1964 two high school students interviewed "Pops" in his dressing room after a...

Bought by KZYX, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Troy Public Radio and more

  • Added: Jun 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 8
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"I still think the same way I thought as a child. I still worry. I'm still frightened... Nothing changes." - Maurice Sendak In 2009 Newsweek's And...

Bought by WABE, KALW, KJZZ, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., PRX Remix and more

  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 7
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"Black is not a color; it's an attitude. It's the attitude of independence, respect and dignity." - James Brown Interview by Rocci Fisch 1984. Wa...

Bought by Radio Catskill, KVNF, KJZZ, and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 4
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"Can you imagine going through America at that time, a man of color, a little boy, 14 years old, that height? You know, I was looked upon as a frea...

Bought by Louisville Public Media and KJZZ

  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 2
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"There’s a way we talk and it includes profanity. We never figured we’d be arrested for it." - Mike "Mike D" Diamond. Back in May 1985, the Beasti...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI Minneapolis, and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 3