The who’s who of Baghdad’s Green Zone ate steak and drank fine wine at a bar that billed itself as “an oasis of calm.” Dick speaks with owner James Thornett.
Read about the Baghdad Country Club in The Atavist.
Texas BBQ man Clyde Biggins talks about slow roasting in brisket – even in prison.
Master bow maker and MacArthur "Genius," Benoit Rolland, followed by a literary actuary.
High-tech archivist Mike Toth, a real life Indiana Jones, tells Dick how he helped monks in Egypt.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible, a podcast about design, explores the minute and elaborate design that goes into stamps.
In 2001, Delfin Vigil was walking in San Francisco and passed a name scratched into the concrete, "Nikko." After seeing it once, Delfin began to see it everywhere.
Dick speaks with pianist and composer Frank Glazer, who at 97 still spreads his fingers across the keys and plans to do it for years to come.
A Maine Coon Cat who likes a well tailored outfit.
A story from writer Hans Anderson about a pantry door and a curious homeowner.
Filmmaker Doug Block explores the anatomy of his parents' marriage and his own childhood.
At 97 years old, Frank Glazer's fingers are cramped at times but he still can spread them across the keys to practice and practice new sonatas.
Neal Shea speaks with Dick about traveling with the Destroyer unit, and wondering about the responsible way to describe moments when soldiers shot animals, roughed up prisoners and destroyed civilian property.
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