Dick speaks with Back Porch Music co-host Freddy Jenkins about the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
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.
Rachel Sussman tells Dick about her quest to photograph the oldest living organisms.
Photographer Andrew Garnsees beauty in the pigeon.
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.
Dick speaks with Gershon Baskin, the American-Israeli peace activist who helped arrange Gilad Shalit’s release from Hamas captivity in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners last year.
Listeners respond to Dick’s request for stories about music.
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