Caitlin Pierce


Caitlin Pierce appears in the following:

“No Call Goes Unanswered”: A Lifeline in Wyoming

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

As the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline becomes a 3-digit number, 988, I visit a call center in Wyoming, which had the highest suicide rate per capita in the US in 2020.


Why Lynn Nottage Cashed Out Her 401(k)

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The acclaimed playwright tells me why she left theater for a few years, and how quitting her day job and making an investment in herself helped her return. 


Inheriting Divorce

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

I talk with producer Ian Coss about the many divorces in his family, and how learning about them inspired his podcast Forever is a Long Time.


This Elvis Impersonator Does It For Love… And Money

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

We talk with a Las Vegas Elvis impersonator about weddings, aging, celebrity culture and The King himself. 


André De Shields On Living With His Shadow

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

André De Shields shares his wisdom from 50 years on the stage, and 76 years on this earth.


The Weight Of Love

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

"I thought all the time about, am I going to be the first fat person that this person's ever had sex with? And a lot of the times I think I was." 


Episode 5: 'The Teenage Brain Is Like a Sports Car'

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Brain science convinced the Supreme Court to give thousands of so-called "juvenile lifers" a shot at freedom. Stephen is one of them.


Episode 3: 'He Really Wants to Shoot Someone'

Friday, March 16, 2018

In 1978, Willie Bosket murdered two people on the New York City subway. His crimes changed everything for kids and criminal justice.


Episode 2: 'They Look at Me Like a Menace'

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Z navigates a Catch 22 that's familiar to kids in the system: He only gets the help he needs when he acts out, but "turning up" means he can't go home.


Episode 1: 'I Just Want You to Come Home'

Monday, March 12, 2018

Z is a teenager serving time for armed robbery. Dwayne Betts is a lawyer who spent nine years of his youth incarcerated. The same criminal justice policies landed them in jail.


She Wants to be Treated Equally in the Kitchen

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Radio Rookie Jessica Eng wants to be a pastry chef, so she's done internships in professional kitchens all over. But she's learning her biggest challenge is not what she expected.

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Making Decisions When Not Everyone in Your Family Is a Citizen

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Sisters Sonia and Sara Martinez and their friend Yesica Balderrama talk about how they and their immigrant families have felt and reacted to President Trump's immigration policies.

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Is This Pizza Worth Waiting For?

Thursday, August 11, 2016

We visit a legendary pizzeria with a famously long line, then talk to scientists to try to figure out whether waiting to eat makes our food taste better -- or worse.