Desert Oracle

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Producing radio series, podcasts and the acclaimed pocket-sized field guide to the mysterious desert.

Series

Caption: DESERT ORACLE RADIO
123 Pieces

A moody road trip through the mysterious American desert. Weekly series hosted by Ken Layne, 28 minutes.


Pieces

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The desert is the kind of place you think maybe you might *discover* something. A treasure, maybe. The Lost Ark. Some old glass bottles, some old h...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What sort of religious nut was John Muir? What was the mystical and spiritual argument for the creation of America's national parks system? Who pla...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 28:01
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It's Thanksgiving time in America and we are talking turkeys, and sage grouse, and taking your calls on our scary-story line. What does the arrival...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We are back in Joshua Tree with tales of desert creatures, snowy mountains, and the secret journals of Jack Kerouac newly published as Desolation P...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Happy October, friends. This episode comes to you from the West Village, NYC. We'll see you next in Oakland (10/21/2022) and Portland (10/23/2022)....

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
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Sometimes we go astray. But that’s all right, that’s our opposing nature, and we know how to get back on the right road. Not the “straight and narr...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
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Night has fallen on the desert, and if you’re in the Western Mojave around Joshua Tree National Park and all the way out to Kelso and Las Vegas and...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
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An interesting thing about a raging flash flood is how quiet it is, for the most part. Sometimes you’ll hear a pinyon log sort of bonk against a bo...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It sure has been a wild week or two, especially here in the Mojave. Just a few days after massive flash floods washed out a number of roads within ...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
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The Hoover Dam, already dealing with a severe lack of water on the reservoir side, suffered an explosion and fire this week. And somebody predicted...

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1