Last WeekAug 28, 2015Katrina bus tours go all over New Orleans, but it’s illegal for them to go into the Lower 9th Ward, the area that's been the slowest to rebuild. This week we go around talking to residents there about what matters the most to them (and what doesn't) ten years after the hurricane. The episode we did in 2005 the week of the storm is here.
Pictured: map of Katrina-related fatalities.
This WeekSep 4, 2015When Jonathan Goldstein was a kid, his father gave him a book that promised to teach you how to shoot mental laser beams, win the lottery, move solid objects with your mind, make others obey your command – all through the use of mental power and magic words. This week, he revisits the book to try to unlock the secrets within. And we have other stories where people recite words that have the power to change their lives, with no magic or mumbo jumbo at all.
Next WeekSep 11, 2015A father constructs an elaborate fantasy to occupy his 12 children, and filmmakers get unprecedented access to an FBI informant while he's undercover on a counterterrorism investigation. This week, stories of make believe.