Illustrator Matt Kish speaks with Dick about how he channeled an obsession with Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick into a work of art for each page of the novel.
The Purple Hotel is a Chicago landmark.
Contributor Roman Mars of 99% Invisible tells the story of the original Teddy Bear.
A videographer of the 18-th century pirate ship Blackbeard.
Blues musician Corey Harris describes how he heard elements of his music in Mali when he made a trip there.
Music and conversation about an improvisational collaboration between a pianist and a violinist.
The story of a photo of the Cincinnati River in 1848.
Dick speaks with Jeffrey Yang, a poet who has translated the works of imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Rojelio Garcia plays chess with an old teacher - while he's behind bars.
Joe Thompson was a link to a style of fiddling that goes back generations. He died this week at the age of 93.
Yacub Addy knows what it’s like to try and hang on to traditional culture. He is a Ghanaian drum master.
Producer Phoebe Judge visits Northern India’s Ganges River, where people bathe and pray and lines pour out sewage every day.
James Brabazon reads a short essay about a photograph his friend Tim Hetherington did not take.
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