A profile of violinist and songwriter Andrew Bird from Jonathan Menjivar.
Nate DiMeo tells a story about the "Mad Gasser."
Dick speaks with Justin Torres, author of We The Animals, about his inspiration: Dorothy Allison.
Ken Perenyi paints like Rembrandt - and Modigliani and Picasso.
The author reads the chapter "Lina" from his novel.
A poem by Sharon Olds.
A reading from Ray Bardbury's fictional short story about humans colonizing Mars.
The who’s who of Baghdad’s Green Zone ate steak and drank fine wine at a bar that billed itself as “an oasis of calm.” Dick speaks with owner James Thornett.
A story from Nate DiMeo and the Memory Palace about a slave who hides in a wooden box and sends himself to freedom.
Camille Seaman's Shinnecock Indian ancestors hunted whale in the Atlantic Ocean. Maybe that's why she was drawn to explore the ice. She took a trip and began to photograph the wonder of icebergs through her camera lens.
We hear from Basque sheepherders about their cooking traditions that came from their work out west, including burying a Dutch oven in the ground and stewing lamb.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to Blake Leeper, a double amputee, and one of the fastest runners in this summer’s Paralympic Games.
U.S. weightlifter Holly Mangold talks to producer Phoebe Judge about getting ready for the London Olympics.
A visit to a competition among American Singer Canaries.
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