Producer David Schulman has recorded the front man of the Cowboy Junkies in his own words. Listen to a lovely soundtrack to ice travels.
Glen Creason, the map librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library, finds so many maps in one house, he doubles the library’s collection.
Celebrating the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.
The farm manager of a small Vermont college talks about the school’s decision to slaughter an aging ox - and the protests that followed.
Radio producer Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night, drunk and stumbling along the Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes. See more photos here.
Illustrator Matt Kish speaks with Dick about how he channeled an obsession with Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick into a work of art for each page of the novel.
A poem by Sharon Olds capturing a daughter's trip home to a sick father.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s clothes were locked up for 50 years. We speak with the woman who created an exhibit with them.
Alex MacLean, the photographer-pilot who documented New York City’s hidden skyline gardens.
Since the verdict of the Trayvon Martin case, playwright Nicole Anderson Cobb has been thinking about where we, as a country, are.
Jeff Dick, a geologist and former oil man, leased his land in Ohio to a company looking for natural gas by fracturing underground rock. He says he's at ease with the risks of fracking.
Veterinarians in Ithaca, N.Y., are investigating the effects of fracking on farm animals.
A competitive rower is rowing across the North Atlantic Ocean to the Olympics in London.
A producer sends an audio postcard from Newfoundland.
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