Thanatos is the Greek god of death, and a man bearing his name roams the streets of Vancouver in a mask. His mission is to help people, and Phoebe Judge listens to what drives him to be a real-life superhero.
The life of a cartoonist was not easy and certainly wasn't lucrative. Keith Knight caught a big break when he launched his first syndicated comic strip, which started running in many high profile papers. Then the bottom fell out of the newspaper industry. Also in the show: A woman tries to save her ancestral language.
Can an album cycle actually be reduced to a single day? That’s what three musicians, a lyricist and a producer set out to discover recently. The project is called “Eight in Eight." The crew holed up overnight, podcast the session live, and set out to write, record and distribute an album of eight songs in a single night. Amanda Palmer sang lead on many of the songs; Sean Slade produced the session.
Lt. Col. Mark Weber spoke candidly with Dick Gordon in December, 2012 about sharing life lessons with his sons and facing death-head on after his cancer diagnosis. Lt. Col. Weber passed away Thursday June 13, 2013.
Members of the Belarus Free Theatre were performing a play one day in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, when authorities showed up and arrested everyone they found - producers, actors, and audience members. Dick speaks with one of the group’s founders about how she’s pressing for change from abroad.
Jim Sadwith was a boarding school student in the 1960s when he first read "The Catcher in the Rye." He immediately saw himself in the character of Holden. Jim's dream had been to become an actor, and now his dream was to play Holden Caulfield on stage. So he wrote a play based on "The Catcher in the Rye"—and he set out to find the reclusive J.D. Salinger to get his permission to perform it. Also in the show: A man finds luck at the track.