We stop a moment to listen to the arresting guitar work of Howard Sumlin, who died this week. He's known for his collaboration with Howlin' Wolf and his performances of classic blues songs.
In this story, a childhood memory is transformed by a visit back to a small town. Directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
Quentin Rowan's spy novel, Assassin of Secrets, debuted to critical acclaim last November. Soon after, Google-savvy readers began to realize that Rowan had stolen nearly every word from other spy novels.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Sharon Olds reads her poem about her mother picking crabs for the family.
A story from Roman Mars and Sam Greenspan of 99% Invisible.
Robert MacFarlane reads from his latest book.
Walking along the Hudson River, guest host Sean Cole and his friend Malissa O’Donnell discover a monument to two of his poetry heroes.
An Indian dancer and American tap dancer go on tour.
Musicians all have their inspiration, and Scott Biram adds to that with a small bag that's always with him to protect him: his mojo bag.
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