Nate Dimeo of the Memory Palace tells the story of a young boy who worked in the mills in the l9th century but found he did better as a daredevil.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
High-tech archivist Mike Toth, a real life Indiana Jones, tells Dick how he helped monks in Egypt.
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.
A story from writer Hans Anderson about a pantry door and a curious homeowner.
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.
Dick speaks with MacArthur fellow Claire Chase about her passion to push the flute beyond traditional notes.
An update from Bob Stewart, a firefighter and arcade owner from hurricane-stricken Seaside Heights, NJ
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