Radio Archive by Date

  • 595: Deep End of the Pool 08.26.2016

    What do you do when you're thrown into a situation you’re not prepared for? And while you’re flailing around—what happens to the people who depend on you? This week we present stories of people ...
  • 594: My Summer Self 08.12.2016

    Summer is a time when change seems more possible than ever. But is that really how it happens? Can people actually reinvent themselves in the warmer months? This week we present stories — and some ...

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  • 593: Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee 08.05.2016

    We return to Greece with stories of people trying to move on with their lives in whatever way they can. We meet a couple who fell in love even though they weren't expecting anything like that to ...

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  • 592: Are We There Yet? 07.29.2016

    A bunch of us from our show went to refugee camps all over Greece. We found people falling in love, kids mad at their parents for dragging them to Europe, women doing their laundry in a baseball ...

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  • 591: Get Your Money's Worth 07.15.2016

    Stories of people trying to make sure they get what they paid for, from political change to bedroom slippers. We follow a donor as he vets presidential candidates, and go inside a company ...

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  • 590: Choosing Wrong 06.24.2016

    Stories of people making the wrong choice, even though the right one is staring them squarely in the eye. Basketball players making a conscious decision to not do the thing that makes them better, ...

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  • 589: Tell Me I'm Fat 06.17.2016

    The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe ...

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  • 588: Mind Games 2016 06.03.2016

    Stories of people who try simple mind games on others, and then find themselves in way over their heads.

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  • 587: The Perils of Intimacy 05.27.2016

    Stories about mysteries that exist in relationships we thought couldn't possibly surprise us, and the strangeness of putting our wants on the line with someone who may not share them at all-- and ...

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  • 586: Who Do We Think We Are? 05.06.2016

    It’s nice to belong, to feel connected to others. But what happens when you realize that your fundamental beliefs don’t line up with the people you want to be close to? Do you bring it up? And, ...

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  • 585: In Defense of Ignorance 04.22.2016

    Exactly how incompetent you are. What your ex’s best friend really thinks of you. The approximate time that you will die. Some things in life are better not to know about. And sometimes there can ...

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  • 584: For Your Reconsideration 04.08.2016

    The older and wiser we get, the more bewildering our past decisions can seem. This week, people revisit those decisions — and we revisit a story we aired a year ago with new, fascinating updates ...

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  • 583: It'll Make Sense When You're Older 03.25.2016

    At first, it’s super annoying, getting told it’ll make sense when you’re older. Then, when you’re a teenager, hard lessons are learned, despite your best efforts to be too cool to care. By the ...

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  • 582: When the Beasts Come Marching In 03.11.2016

    We human beings think we run the world, that we’ve got things under control. And then an animal shows up, and things don’t go as planned. We have stories this week where seals, wolves and a moose ...

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  • 581: Anatomy of Doubt 02.26.2016

    This week, a story about doubt: how it germinated, spread, and eventually took hold of an entire community, with terrible consequences.

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  • 580: That's One Way to Do It 02.19.2016

    Forget the easy way. This week, stories about people who come up with very innovative…and unusual...solutions to their problems. Including the story of a young voter who defies political ...

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  • 579: My Damn Mind 02.12.2016

    The brain! It's powerful! We have the story of how one man's delusions lead him to a situation that's just as strange as the worst thoughts his mind is cooking up. That story's a collaboration ...

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  • 578: I Thought I Knew You 01.29.2016

    This week, stories of people who are feeling the ground shift underneath them when people they are close to change. Including conservative radio host Tony Beam in South Carolina who is completely ...

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  • 577: Something Only I Can See 01.15.2016

    When you’re the only one who can see something, sometimes it feels like you’re in on a special secret. The hard part is getting anyone to believe your secret is real. This week, people trying to ...

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