When Jim Sadwith was in high school in the 1960s, he showed up a J.D. Salinger’s front door. He wanted Salinger's permission to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for a high school performance. Tune in for Salinger's answer.
Joseph Shabalala tells the story of how music comes to him in his dreams.
Annie Leibovitz tells Phoebe Judge about the project that saved her. She's calling it Pilgrimage.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible explores how common languages might help stop hate and factionalism.
Sean speaks with Kelly Sue DeConnick, who writes the character Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Ms. Marvel, for Marvel Comics. We hear about her military background and recent uniform tweak.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Iranian composer Richard Danielpour on his piece “Darkness in the Ancient Valley.”
We hear the story of an American folk song, "This Land is Your Land."
Anna Schuleit is a MacArthur Genius Award winner. Her dramatic, large scale work is often based on things like abandoned buildings, and the remnants of war.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
Guest host Sean Cole explores the past as captured by Google's Street View images.
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