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    472: Our Friend David

    Aug 11, 2017
    Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff.

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    623: We Are in the Future

    Aug 18, 2017
    One of our producers, Neil Drumming, has recently become fascinated with Afrofuturism. It's more than sci-fi. It’s a way of looking at black culture that’s fantastic, creative, and oddly hopeful—which feels especially urgent during a time without a lot of optimism.

    Featuring the new song "The Deep" by clppng. Original artwork by Paul Davey. Click to enlarge.

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    282: DIY

    Aug 25, 2017
    After four lawyers fail to get an innocent man out of prison, his friend takes on the case himself. He becomes a do-it-yourself investigator. He learns to read court records, he tracks down hard-to-find witnesses, he gets the real murderer to come forward with his story. In the end, he's able to accomplish all sorts of things the police and the professionals can't.

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  • 610: Grand Gesture

    Feb 17, 2017
    This week we have stories of people going to very extreme measures to demonstrate their feelings. Elna Baker makes a questionable trip to Africa, while a man in Florida commits a series of disturbing acts in the name of love. Ira also goes to a high school to talk to kids before a dance.