A story from Roman Mars and Sam Greenspan of 99% Invisible.
"Heretics" by Andrew Bird
Israeli-Iranian pop star Rita Jahanforuz talks on her new album, "My Joys."
Music with David Schulman.
Dick speaks to Mississippi dancer Nicole Marquez about her fall off a sixth-story apartment rooftop.
Janet Groth was a receptionist at the New Yorker magazine from 1957 to 1978. She says she was like a mother hen to the magazine's legendary writers, including J.D. Salinger.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
The former mayor of Carlsbad, N.M., on his region’s enthusiasm for storing nuclear waste.
Dick sits down with Keenan Kampa, a U.S.-born dancer to talk about the rigorous work it takes to find a place in a dance company, and how she was invited into the storied company The Mariinsky Ballet.
Writer Kelly Ruth Winter reads her short story Tommy, produced by the Dime Stories radio series.
Gillian Welch, the Nashville singer-songwriter, tells the story behind her song Elvis Presley Blues.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Hal Stucker lived in New York City in the 1980's at a time when crime was rampant. After being mugged several times, he began to carry a pistol on the subway.
We hear from James Luria, who tells the story of a time when he was angry at his father, loaded a shotgun and considered shooting him.
Pete Heikes was given a rifle by his grandmother and through that he learned about her early days working a ranch in Texas. He plans to let his daughter shoot the rifle when she is older.
Dick and producer Phoebe Judge read letters about gun owner Yang Li and his passionate defense of gun ownership.
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