Linguist Sarah Ogilvie takes us into the archives of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Gregory Porter sings and scats talking to Phoebe Judge about being his mother's "songster" and being told he sounded like Nat King Cole as a boy.
The granddaughter of Catholic activist Dorothy Day & the diaries of Louisa May Alcott's mother.
The story of a 19th-century daredevil.
Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello talk about being married and being on-demand opera singers. Also in this show: a primer on how to warm up an instrument before playing, and a dancer who fell from a rooftop.
Phoebe Judge talks with photographer Andre Hermann, who has been displaying his photos in the nooks and crannies of San Francisco streets.
The author reads the chapter "Lina" from his novel.
A poem by Sharon Olds.
Producer David Schulman has recorded the front man of the Cowboy Junkies in his own words. Listen to a lovely soundtrack to ice travels.
A reading from Ray Bardbury's fictional short story about humans colonizing Mars.
The who’s who of Baghdad’s Green Zone ate steak and drank fine wine at a bar that billed itself as “an oasis of calm.” Dick speaks with owner James Thornett.
American scientist Margaret Palmer took a rare trip to North Korea and exchanged ideas with North Korean scientists.
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