Dick speaks with Texas businessman Jim Hays, who commissioned a novel about the succession of Texas to make his point about federal rules and regulations that he thinks are too heavy handed. The novel is called "Don't Mess With Travis."
"Parchman Blues" by Tangle Eye
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.
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.
Musicians all have their inspiration, and Scott Biram adds to that with a small bag that's always with him to protect him: his mojo bag.
Ken Dufalla watches for fish kills and chemicals in the water from coal and fracking sites in Green County, Pa.
Author Carter Sickels reads from his novel.
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