Desert Oracle

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

Series

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110 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Is this episode about Mojave Spaceport? Well, it's a place on the journey, to put in in "hobbit speak." Tonight we get on the road, wander some sma...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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What made the Owens Valley the way it is, in our time? An accident of history, of water grabs, of one group of humans using easy money to buy out a...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What does the cave art of 30,000 years ago have to do with the new Solar Orbiter we sent from Planet Earth to explore our star? Quite a lot, it tur...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Are the mystery drones back? Did they ever leave? We travel from the desert to the sea and back again, chasing those odd manifestations that have l...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Where there are mountains, there are mysteries. Tonight we visit with some old friends who've long haunted the Indians, the Spaniards and the Ameri...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Some people like it, some people don't. We are talking about the desert. And this week—challenged by a listener to stop romanticizing the desert so...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The middle of the country might be frozen solid all the way to the Gulf of Mexico, but here in the Great Mojave Wilderness the weather is fine, the...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You ever drive the "Loneliest Road In America"? That's what they call U.S. 50, across the Great Basin Desert through the middle of Nevada. Not many...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There's a leak in the studio roof and the only way we know is because an atmospheric river is bearing down upon the American Southwest. So get a bu...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Get in the truck, we're taking a night drive to the Dragoon Mountains in Cochise County, Arizona. Get ready for the weird times. New soundscapes b...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1