Full episode
98: Throwing the First Punch
Act One

I'd Probably Slug Jesus

Manny Howard talks with Paul Tough about why he loved fighting in bars and on the street, and about how hard it is to quit. Manny is the author of My Empire of Dirt: How One Man Turned His Big-City Backyard into a Farm. (20 minutes)

Yom Kippur with Gloves. The Kitchen Sisters — Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva — explain how the whole town of Kodiak, Alaska, used to fight. It was cathartic. (4 minutes)