Dick speaks with Back Porch Music co-host Freddy Jenkins about the late banjo master Earl Scruggs.
Dan Skwire studies numbers by day, and death, life and insurance in classic literature by night.
A fictional drama about Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
Dick speaks with photographer Wendy Ewald, who has been photographing communities for decades.
Photographer Andrew Garn sees the beauty in a much maligned bird: the pigeon. Lauren Spohrer has the story.
An excerpt from Fahrenheit 451 in remembrance of author Ray Bradbury.
Aaron Schuman tells a story about a photograph he chose not to take. From the book Photographs Not Taken.
Melissa Lowery is the mother of two black girls growing up in a predominantly white suburb of Portland, Ore.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Writer John Irving, a life-long wrestler, speaks from his exercise room.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks to Andy Marx about the phone call his grandfather Groucho Marx got from a man offering him the archives of his hit show "You Bet Your Life."
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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