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492: Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde

A doctor named Benjamin Gilmer gets a job at a rural clinic in North Carolina. He’s...

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758: Talking While Black

Think back to two summers ago, the summer of 2020, when a series of violent, highly-publicized...

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757: The Ghost in the Machine

People use machines to find people they lost.

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47: Christmas and Commerce

Stories about the intersection of Christmas and retail, originally broadcast in 1996 when our...

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214: Family Physics

We take the stately laws of physics—laws which mathematicians and scientists have spent...

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756: But I Did Everything Right

People earnestly doing what they're told, and absolutely not getting what they were promised.

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755: The Convert

In 2006, a new convert showed up at a mosque in Orange County, California. Known as Farouk...

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754: Spark Bird

This bird-focused week, stories about birds and the hearts they sway, the havoc they wreak, the...

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660: Hoaxing Yourself

People who tell a lie and then believe the lie more than anyone else. 

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628: In the Shadow of the City

Stories that take place on the edge of civilization, just out of sight.

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752: An Invitation to Tea

A man who was imprisoned for 14 years in Guantanamo Bay, without charges, gets out and issues an...

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751: Audience of One

In a world where a virus spreads across the country and most people are not going to movie...

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750: The Ferryman

Stories about getting from Point A to Point B—with expert assistance.

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203: Recordings for Someone

Personal recordings one person made for just one other person, including what some have called...

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749: My Bad

An hour devoted to embarrassment, the feeling that we often think of as a small one, but it can...

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553: Stuck in the Middle

People caught in limbo, using ingenuity and guile to try to get themselves out.

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748: The End of the World as We Know It

What happens when one family goes all in on fighting climate change.

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747: Suitable for Children

Who thought that would be good for a kid?

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746: This Is Just Some Songs

We made you a mixtape. Don't make a big deal out of it or anything.

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