Guest host Sean Cole looks at photos that Joshua Lutz took of his mother to create a portrait of her life-long mental illness. In the end, the photos allowed him to confront his fears about his own sanity.
Producer Katie Davis talks to writer Sherman Alexie about losing language and the permanence of song among Native Americans.
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.
A John Cage Music Walk to celebrate his centenary.
We hear from Radio Rookies reporter Kaddeem Wright as he tries to figure out why he is so unmotivated about school and his future.
The debate on whether a small Massachusetts town should build a new library.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Writer John Irving, a life-long wrestler, speaks from his exercise room.
We stop a moment to listen to the arresting guitar work of Howard Sumlin, who died this week.
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."
The author reads the chapter "Lina" from his novel.
The story of the great moonshine conspiracy in Franklin County, VA.
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