Full episode 97: Death to Wacky Act Twelve Evading Wacky And Serious Share a clip Transcript ByRobert Krulwich Robert Krulwich's stories, on NPR, CBS and ABC, are neither wacky nor pompously serious. He explains, though, that if you try to occupy the territory between wacky and serious, there are dangers. (6 minutes) More in RaceView all 773: The Longest Distance Between Two Points June 17, 2022 Act One: Voter...Reformed A man in Mississippi tries to get his right to vote back. 760: A City Walks Into an Investigation Jan. 28, 2022 Act One: Chief Lewis Adds It Up The police chief in Muskegon conducts his own personal investigation into Officer Anderson’s interactions with Black people on the job. 758: Talking While Black Jan. 7, 2022 Act One: Incident During her sophomore year in high school, Nevaeh was targeted in a secret text message chain by a handful of her peers. More by Robert KrulwichView all 401: Parent Trap Feb. 19, 2010 Act Two: Opposite Of Tarzan Lucy was a chimpanzee raised in captivity, who adopted a surprising number of human traits. 226: Reruns Dec. 6, 2002 Act Two: Marriage As Rerun Many couples eventually encounter this problem: One person in the couple trots out the same story over and over, and the other person has to just listen.