Producer Phoebe Judge speaks with Alex Stone, who knows the back rooms of the magic scene in New York City. He learns tricks from old-timers and uses his knowledge of math and physics for his own card tricks. Alex is the author of Fooling Houdini.
Joe Penna is an online video sensation known as the "Mystery Guitar Man." Also - Rabiah Seminole remembers the day John Lennon was shot. Plus - checking in with former football player Don Henson who dreamed of becoming a professor.
Rashod Ollison was 6 years old when Michael Jackson's Thriller came out. He'll never forget the day his mom brought the album home. He and his sisters played it on a special record player that sprayed rainbow lights across the walls and brought joy into their house.
All this week, more of our favorite stories. Today: working. For years, Emma Pender and Rita Perry faced harsh conditions and physical injuries working at a chicken processing plant in North Carolina. But the money was too good to pass up living in a town where the jobs were few.
Less than a year ago, Bill Caswell wore a suit and tie to work as a banker. He was laid off last May, and now Bill’s living his dream of street car rally racing. He recently entered the WRC Corona Rally in Mexico. Also in this episode, Dan and Sue Randle have opened a new business: a kayak polo club.