Roman Mars of 99% Invisible and Nick van der Kolk tell the story of the Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong and how the pieces grew and fit together- in an organic way.
"Hold in the Ocean" by Andrew Bird
Archival audio: Dick Gordon interviews Studs Terkel
Starlee Kine and Roman Mars dig underneath what goes into the germination of an idea.
Writer Jay Allison shares his thoughts about why he owns a gun, and we hear what his kids have to say to him about it.
Bruce Cochrane sold his family's furniture factorywhen he realized he could not compete with the low-priced furniture coming from Asia.
A Lebanese-American who made an award-winning film about a Detroit gas station.
The rules for living next door to a gangster.
Jonathan Menjivar shares an audio letter he sent home to his mother after he had moved away.
Guest host Phoebe Judge leads us through the story of Frank Meeink, who joined a hardcore skinhead group when he was 14 years old.
Sean calls up the daughter Cholene Espinoza to hear about coming out and reconciling.
The stories of a fire lookout.
Sokeel Park of the U.S.-based NGO Liberty in North Korea talks to host Dick Gordon about how young North Koreans use illegal cell phones to get outside information and how security has been tightened in the country.
The story of two teenagers in a small North Korean town from Barbara Demick’s book Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea.
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