Peter Tangen, an action movie photographer in Hollywood, turned his attention to the many real life superheroes in our midst. See his gallery here.
Studs Terkel interviews Eudora Welty
Brian Banks was falsely accused of rape, lost a shot at college, spent five years in prison – then heard from his accuser, who admitted to lying.
One career that doesn't change with the times: Riverboat Chaplain.
Mayan activist Cristina Coc tells about growing up with the Mayan calendar.
Producer Katie Davis then tells the story of a lowly speed hump on her childhood street in Washington D.C.
How a mother tracked down the man who sold her son the heroin that killed him.
Producer Zak Rosen goes on a mail run with a boat that delivers mail on the Great Lakes – and has a zip code of its own.
A conversation between Boston Bill Hansbury and Jake Painter about their chance encounter the day Jake was going to have his leg amputated.
A Kuwati woman whose art show depicted Arab men drinking, smoking and playing cards – and got shut down.
Scott Haren and Ben Harris met in a support group for people with Lou Gehrig's disease. They speak together: Scott speaks the words of his friend Ben, who types them onto a computer because he no longer can speak.
Thanatos is the Greek god of death, and a man bearing his name roams the streets of Vancouver in a mask.
Guest host Phoebe Judge talks to GQ magazine contributing editor Jason Zengerle.
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