The story of how punk rocks arrival in Cuba allowed a small band of outsiders tosentence themselves to death and set themselves free.
During World War II, something happened that nobody ever talks about. Atale of mysterious balloons, children caught up in the winds of war. And the terror of silence.
The Montreal Screwjob
Known as theMontreal screwjob, it ushered the real world intothe scripted spectacle of professional wrestling.
The Real Don Quixote
Everybodys heard of the book Don Quixote, but we had no idea how totally insane, and how stirringly modern, Miguel Cervantes masterpiece really was.
La Mancha Screwjob
This episode we pierce the spandex-ed heart of professional wrestling, and travel 400 years into the past to walk the line between reality and fantasy.
The Trust Engineers
How a tiny group of social engineers are making our onlinerelationships kindler and gentler, whether we like it or not.
The most popular sport in the US is savage, creative, brutal balletic. Love it or loathe it, its a touchstone of the American identity.
Thelines betweenboy and girl can be blurry but NPR's Invisibiliaintroduces us to someonewith averynew idea of how blurry they can be.
We’ve gathered a handful of stories that show how every time we think we’ve settled on a price for something, it slips out of our grasp.
Buttons Not Buttons
A quartet of buttons that may just leave you stuck, rich, ugly, or dead.Confused? Push the button marked “Play”.
Aftera public tragedy, areporter looks atthespace between the stories of the people who experienced it and theofficial narrative.
Patient Zero - Updated
The greatest mysteries have a shadowy figure at the center, Patient Zero.We hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map.
How a group of paranormal investigators made one man realize what it really means for a house, or a man, to be haunted.
Howthe right words can have the wrong meanings, and the best translations lead us to an understanding that's way deeper than language.
John Luther Adams
What's the soundtrack for the end of the world? We go looking for an answer.
Ron and Cornelia Suskind had two healthy young sons, thrivingcareers and a brand new home when their youngest,Owen, started to disappear.
In The Dust Of This Planet
Horror, fashion, and the end of the world ... the undercurrentsof thought that link nihilists, philosophers, Jay-Z and True Detective.
It's tough to make small talk with a stranger—especially when that stranger doesn't speak your language. (Andhe has a blowhole.)
Shorts: Happy Birthday Bobby K
It’s Robert’s birthday! (Or it was, anyway, a couple days back.) So today we celebrate with some classic Krulwich radio and a backwards peek into the spirit and sensibility that, in many ways, drives our show. For his birthday surprise we all listened...
Shorts: For the Birds
Today, a lady with a bird in her backyard upends our whole sense of what we may have to give up to keep a wild creature wild.
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