A Poem from Martin Espada.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “The Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
Glen Creason, the map librarian at the Los Angeles Public Library, finds so many maps in one house, he doubles the library’s collection.
Celebrating the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.
The farm manager of a small Vermont college talks about the school’s decision to slaughter an aging ox - and the protests that followed.
Illustrator Matt Kish speaks with Dick about how he channeled an obsession with Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick into a work of art for each page of the novel.
A profile of violinist and songwriter Andrew Bird from Jonathan Menjivar.
An auctioneer calls off plans to auction the initial resting place of Elvis Presley in Memphis.
Singer songwriter Adam Cohen on picking up the family business and writing in the tradition of his father, Leonard Cohen.
Dick speaks with Matt Sheehy, a Portland songwriter, about how his work as a forester appears in his music.
Dick remembers hearing Whitney Houston when he worked in Russia.
A profile in words and music of the New Orleans composer, producer and musician. This comes from producer David Schulman of Musicians In Their Own Words.
Building a car, a battery powered car that can go up to 400 miles per hour. It's under way at Ohio State University.
We call David Cundall in Burma to check in on his attempt to dig up old World War II era planes – Spitfires
A story from Nate DiMeo and the Memory Palace about a slave who hides in a wooden box and sends himself to freedom.
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