Dick explores the details of a cold case that caught the eye of a crime writer for Law and Order, Matt McGough. He was researching a story on art theft and learned about a detective for the LAPD who is now on trial for murder.
Nate DiMeo tells a story about the "Mad Gasser."
Dick speaks with Toby and Itzhak Perlman about their marriage of 46 years, and how they met at music camp and became friends listening to classical music on records.
Dick speaks with MacArthur fellow Claire Chase about her passion to push the flute beyond traditional notes.
Dick speaks with Justin Torres, author of We The Animals, about his inspiration: Dorothy Allison.
Ken Perenyi paints like Rembrandt - and Modigliani and Picasso.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks to photographer Joshua Lutz about portraits he took of his mother while she was suffering from a mental illness.
Dick speaks with Dianne Dwyer Modestini, the art restorer who discovered a painting by Salvatore Mundi was actually a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
The spat between Lady Sovereign and a jelly donut.
Listeners respond to Dick’s request for stories about music.
A story from Nate DiMeo and the Memory Palace about a slave who hides in a wooden box and sends himself to freedom.
Dick Gordon speaks with science fiction writer Steve Karmazenuk about how his writing was offered for sale under another author's name.
Ray Williams tells the story of signing Elton John.
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