StoryCorps 399: Death Becomes Her

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Joanna Ebenstein, founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, tells her father, Bob, about the childhood origins of her fascination with things that most people avoid, including black widow spiders.



George in New Jersey

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

What if the Galapagos Islands' most beloved creature turned up right next door in scenic Woodland Park, New Jersey?
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Brain Fodder Vol. 4

Monday, October 29, 2012

In honor of Halloween, a spooky tale to chill your bones, a toasty cider recipe to warm 'em back up, and a scary-sounding web series that's actually a comedy. Take a look and listen to this week's picks.

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Niche Market | Oddities

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity

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Behind the Glass: Restoration at the Natural History Museum's Dioramas

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

After 70 years of neglect, the stuffed animals at the American Museum of Natural History’s North American mammal room are finally getting the spa treatment they deserve. The museum is in the middle of a $2.5 million dollar restoration of the exhibit’s 29 dioramas, which first opened to the public in 1942.

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Studio 360


Saturday, May 11, 2002

For the three generations the Schwendeman family has been mounting (not stuffing) all types of animals. Writer Melissa Milgrom visits their Milltown, New Jersey taxidermy workshop.