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Strangers

A Father’s Story – Then and Now

Friday, January 16, 2015

To mark the three-year anniversary of Strangers we share with you the very first story ever featured on the show, about Stephen Rochelle and his son Matthew, and we return to Stephen to see how they're doing now, three years later. In July 2011,

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Snap Judgment

Snap #601 - The Path

Friday, January 16, 2015

Just because people don't see it, doesn't mean it's not there. From PRX and NPR, Snap proudly presents "The Path."

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Snap Judgment

Snap #601 - The Path

Friday, January 16, 2015

Just because people don't see it, doesn't mean it's not there. From PRX and NPR, Snap proudly presents "The Path."

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Money Talking

Failure is Not an Option....But it Should Be

Friday, January 16, 2015

Get your venture capital money out of here! Meet the billion-dollar company that bootstrapped it's way to becoming a New York tech giant. 

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Specials

Invisibilia: Fearless

Friday, January 16, 2015

What would happen if you could make fear disappear? A group of scientists believe that people no longer need fear — at least not the kind we live with — to navigate the modern world.

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On The Media

Terror Reporting and Technological Paranoia

Friday, January 16, 2015

On the narratives we expect after a terrorist event, double standards for free speech in France, and the eerie technology of Black Mirror's not-so-distant future.

Features

What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, January 16, 2015

The Campbell's Soup Company has a kitchen type for you. NASA had dirt huts built for a lunar colony. Portlanders love their airport carpet. These are the week's most popular stories.

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Invisibilia

Fearless

Thursday, January 15, 2015

In "Fearless," co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller explore what would happen if you could disappear fear. A group of scientists believe that people no longer need fear — at least not the kind we live with — to navigate the modern world. We’ll hear about the striking (and rare) case of a woman with no fear. The second half of the show explores how the rest of us might "turn off" fear.

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The Truth

The One about the Dead Dog

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Who knows... maybe it's true. Written by Diane McCorry. Performed by Phoebe Tyers and Dennis Pacheco, with Nick Mykins, T.J. Mannix, and Chris Dwane. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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Selected Shorts

I Know What I'm Doing About All the Attention I've Been Getting

Thursday, January 15, 2015

David Sedaris knows just what to do when a narcissist's wardroom malfunctions.

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Selected Shorts

The Night in Question

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Only bad choices in this brother-sister tale from Tobias Wolff

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Selected Shorts

In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Friends to the end in Amy Hempel's classic.

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Selected Shorts

Dilemmas: What Would You Do?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about difficult choices.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 409: The Come Back

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

When Darlene Lewis' son was released from prison 20 years ago, he couldn't find work. So, Darlene decided to do something about it. She runs an organization dedicated to helping former inmates find jobs. She's helped thousands of men and women -- including James Taylor, who served seven years for weapons possession and drug charges. Today, James works as a videographer, youth mentor, and also volunteers for Darlene's organization.

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Radiolab

Painting in Tongues

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Watch this amazing video of Emilie Gossiaux, a young artist left blind after being struck by and 18-wheel truck, reconnect with her art by seeing with her tongue.  
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Parks & Recap: Land Feuds & City Council Shenanigans

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In our first edition of Brian Lehrer's Podcast About Parks and Recreation, we recap last night's episode, wherein the show jumped ahead to 2017 and Werner Herzog showed up.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

No Risk, No Reward: Calculating StartUp Risks

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The risks you take when you decide to start your own business, and the risks your investors take with you.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Riskiest Behavior

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Listeners: what's the riskiest thing you do in your life on a regular basis? 

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The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour: The Moth at the World Science Festival

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A special live edition of The Moth Radio Hour from the 2014 World Science Festival in New York City. A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own father’s memory loss, a boy attempts to take control of his life by planning the perfect Bar Mit...

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Specials

Episode 3 - Examining Death: The Last Moment

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

What are the medical, spiritual and psychological questions surrounding our time of passing? Preparation for this moment is explored in this continuing five-week series examining death.

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