A fictional radio drama - with some truth - about the mystery of Edgar Allan Poe's death and the political tricks played in his time. This comes from Jonathan Mitchell and the podcast The Truth.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
Harmonica artist Howard Levy takes us to the finish line of this political year.
Roman Mars of 99% Invisible, a podcast about design, explores the minute and elaborate design that goes into stamps.
In 2001, Delfin Vigil was walking in San Francisco and passed a name scratched into the concrete, "Nikko." After seeing it once, Delfin began to see it everywhere.
Dick speaks with pianist and composer Frank Glazer, who at 97 still spreads his fingers across the keys and plans to do it for years to come.
A Maine Coon Cat who likes a well tailored outfit.
Filmmaker Doug Block explores the anatomy of his parents' marriage and his own childhood.
Dafnis Prieto talks with Dick Gordon about the revolutionary rhythms that earned him a 2011 MacArthur Genius Grant.
Rachel Sussman tells Dick about her quest to photograph the oldest living organisms.
Photographer Andrew Garnsees beauty in the pigeon.
How a Chicago group battled a machine-backed alderman over allowing children to play basketball at a park.
How Mormons in Salt Lake City see Mitt Romney’s presidential race.
Listener voicemail stories about politics getting personal.
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