The Purple Hotel is a Chicago landmark. Gwen Macsai has a secret about the hotel. This story comes to us from Roman Mars and 99% Invisible.
"Work" by Gang Starr
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.
Swimmer Lynne Cox meets a baby whale.
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