219 episodes

On Rumble Strip you\'ll hear from taxidermists, soccer moms, criminals and waitresses. You\'ll hear about what people love, hate, fear...and what makes them more like you than you\'d realized. Rumble Strip gives you extraordinary stories about ordinary life.

Rumble Strip Erica Heilman / Rumble Strip

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 565 Ratings

On Rumble Strip you\'ll hear from taxidermists, soccer moms, criminals and waitresses. You\'ll hear about what people love, hate, fear...and what makes them more like you than you\'d realized. Rumble Strip gives you extraordinary stories about ordinary life.

    Armand’s Garden

    Armand’s Garden

    What does God have to do with gardening? For Armand...everything.

    • 17 min
    The Neighborhood

    The Neighborhood

    A postcard from childhood, that place we remember but can't visit anymore...

    • 11 min
    Leland is Moving On

    Leland is Moving On

    Leland graduated from high school. Here is a show with all the Lelands, past and present.

    • 19 min
    Makeup for Special Occasion

    Makeup for Special Occasion

    Tiana and I talk about what she has planned for her 1-year anniversary with her boyfriend.

    • 9 min
    The Farm, from THE BIG PONDER

    The Farm, from THE BIG PONDER

    Ira is a story keeper who collects epic tales from his everyday life.

    • 28 min
    Bell Rising

    Bell Rising

    Finn's bell finds its home at Hazen Union High School and rings in the Hardwick Memorial Day Parade.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
565 Ratings

565 Ratings

gwenochka ,

Excellent radio for Vermonters or Earthlings

Erica Heilman is a genius and her work is a blessing. She creates radio that is powerful and human and singularly well produced.

The Rumble Strip backlog is a trove of gems about what it’s like to live in Vermont and/or the universe.

Thank you, Erica, for all you do. <3

Eunuch Mastersons ,

Human Stories

Rumble Strip has been the most consistent source of touching stories and slices of life in my podcast feed for years. The combination of Erica’s narration, field recordings, and music cues elevates her conversations with subjects just enough to create an inner stillness that allows the stories to touch us. You won’t regret adding this to your diet of media.

Saskat-Seismo ,

Beautiful & Life Affirming

Simple stories about the lives of everyday Vermonters. So beautiful … so touching.

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