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Update: "Kim Possible"

Sep 11, 2014

We ran a story last year about former police detective Jim Trainum and how his first major homicide investigation went horribly wrong. He and his colleagues in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police pinned the crime on the wrong woman. Her name was Kim Crafton.

We Want Your Video Ideas!

Sep 11, 2014

Hi friends,

We’re trying out an experimental video project, and we need your help.

The project goes like this:

You send us an idea for a message you’d like to send to one specific person.

New York Premiere Tonight!

Sep 10, 2014

NYC: Come to the New York premiere tonight! Dress rehearsal killed (see photos). Tickets are still left for tonight, tomorrow and Friday! The show's like a great episode of the radio show, live, onstage, with dancers. 30% discount with this code: IRABWY. Student rush tickets too!

Ira to Broadway: Stop the Lies!!!

Sep 5, 2014

Ahead of their radio/dance show at Town Hall in NYC, Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass have an important message about "Broadway."

NYT Names Our Dance Show One of the Most Exciting Cultural Events in NYC

Sep 5, 2014

Ira writes:

The New York Times just named our dance show one of the most exciting cultural events in NYC this fall. We're #5 in their list of 100. I wish I could say this means we're the fifth best event in NYC but it just means we're coming up soon. They're in order of date. Still: an honor! The full list is here.

Public Radio Tagger Strikes Again

Aug 25, 2014

A listener writes:

"I'm a fan of the show, ran across this in Iowa and had to share."

(We've actually gotten a couple of emails over the past few years from people seeing public radio inspired

LA County Sheriff’s Department, Then and Now

Jul 21, 2014

We aired a story in "Mind Your Own Business" about an FBI investigation of inmate abuse and corruption in LA County jails that escalated into a massive battle between the Feds and the LA Sheriff’s Department.

A Modest Proposal for Mideast Peace

Jul 15, 2014

Ira writes:

One of our contributors, Etgar Keret, just wrote this great column about what's happening now between Israel and the Palestinians. He makes a simple proposal for mideast peace that's thoughtful and surprisingly convincing.

Ira’s Dance Show Comes to NYC

Jul 8, 2014

Ira writes:

Hi everyone. The show I perform with dancers from Monica Bill Barnes & Company is coming to New York September 10th, 11th, and 12th. It’s just half a block from Broadway – Yes, I know! So close! So close! – at Town Hall on 43rd Street.