Blues musician Corey Harris describes how he heard elements of his music in Mali when he made a trip there. From producer David Schulman's Musicians in Their Own Words.
Nate DiMeo tells a story about the "Mad Gasser."
Dick speaks with Justin Torres, author of We The Animals, about his inspiration: Dorothy Allison.
Phoebe Judge talks with photographer Andre Hermann, who has been displaying his photos in the nooks and crannies of San Francisco streets.
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.
Dick visits with a Mississippi doctor who has modeled his health care plan on the "health houses" he saw during a visit to Iran.
Dicks speaks with Thomas Steinbeck about how a Texas judge used Lennie, a character from John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, to measure mental ability in a death penalty case.
A reading by poet Martin Espada.
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