Host Ira Glass talks with David Kestenbaum about a phone app that can create alternate universes with the press of a button.
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David Kestenbaum finds out about a speech that, in another world, President Clinton gave on August 17, 1998.
Host Ira Glass gives an update on his health status after going into quarantine last week, and David Kestenbaum interviews a 71 year old trying to avoid the virus.
David Kestenbaum tells the story of a man on the verge of one of the greatest scientific discoveries of all time … right on the verge. (4 minutes)
Reporter Emily Green happens to meet a man being sent back to Mexico who tells her he’s afraid of being kidnapped—and then, he gets kidnapped. (18 minutes)
The discovery of new information casts a new light on a high school competition. Producer Sean Cole talks to some of the people involved, more than a decade later.
Diane Wu has the story of someone who tries to visit one of the other worlds in which she almost lived.
Ira talks to his dad about a job he had before Ira was born.
Host Ira Glass visits refugee camps we don’t call refugee camps—right on our country’s doorstep. (14 minutes)
Producer Miki Meek talks to two emergency medical service workers in New York about the sheer number of 911 calls they are responding to, and how they are coping under the stress of being on constant high alert.
Jack Hitt's Peter Pan story continues.
The story of someone stuck in a difficult situation, from Etgar Keret. This was read for us in English translation by actor Michael Chernus.
Producer Neil Drumming looks into two videos he found on YouTube—one that takes place in Atlantic City, another in Brooklyn—that deal with the trouble kids face walking home from school.
What happens when a dealer of delight gets depressed? Podcast host Tracy Clayton talks to Bim Adewunmi about the road back. (17 minutes)