A Poem from Martin Espada.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “The Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
Texas BBQ man Clyde Biggins talks about slow roasting in brisket – even in prison.
Master bow maker and MacArthur "Genius," Benoit Rolland, followed by a literary actuary.
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.
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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