Ron Carter, a jazz double bass player, has been recorded on more than 2,000 albums. Read that again: More than 2,000 albums. Independent producer David Schulman profiled him as part of his series, Musicians in their Own Words.
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."
Rojelio Garcia plays chess with an old teacher - while he's behind bars.
Author G. Neri reads a passage from his book about a boy named Marcus, "Chess Rumble."
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