We end our series with a musical and voice mediation on Studs Terkel. This "sound drop" comes to us from the Third Coast Audio Festival and producer Alan Hall.
And you can read about Dick's conversation with Studs on Salon.
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 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.
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.
Dick sits down with Keenan Kampa, a U.S.-born dancer to talk about the rigorous work it takes to find a place in a dance company, and how she was invited into the storied company The Mariinsky Ballet.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
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