Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage. He keeps an array of percussive objects and plays them all – including bird calls from Cabela's outfitters.
Chloe Doutre-Roussel is a world-renowned chocolate taster.
A composer who uses math to create unique musical "portraits" of internet users.
Leonard Cohen's son, Adam Cohen has a new album. One microphone and one guitair -- all voice and story.
We listen in on an archived conversation between the late writer James Baldwin and radio host Studs Terkel.
We hear from a man who visited Salinger's home in 1960, to ask whether Salinger would allow him to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for his high school's stage.
A master baker tells his story of selling slices of carrot cake at beauty salons, and then opening his own a bakery.
Basque sheepherders talk about their cooking traditions.
The legendary dancer spoke with Studs Terkel about dance and famous dancers such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.
Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier performs and talks to Dick about her search for her birth mother.
Gillian Welch, the Nashville singer-songwriter, tells the story behind her song Elvis Presley Blues.
Dick sits down with Doc Hendley, of the group Wine to Water, and talks about his transition from bartending in North Carolina to working to bring clean water to people in Darfur.
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