Launched in February 2014, Radiotopia is a collective of story-driven public radio shows from Public Radio Exchange (PRX). The seven podcasts - 99% Invisible, The Truth, Strangers, Theory of Everything, Love and Radio, Radio Diaries, Fugitive Waves from the Kitchen Sisters - exemplify the best of cutting-edge storytelling in radio today. Here, our editors share their favorite episodes from the archives.
'Do You Have a Minute for Equality?'
"A canvasser gets the donation she needs, but it will cost her... Performed by Chet Siegel and Tom Ligon, with Matt J. Weir, Quentin Loder, and Melanie Hoopes. From an outline by Chet Siegel. Produced Directed by Jonathan Mitchell, with sound design help from Brendan Baker." (The Truth, 10/4/2012)
'The View From the 79th Floor'
"On July 28, 1945 an army bomber pilot on a routine ferry mission found himself lost in the fog over Manhattan. Stories from the day a plane crashed into the Empire State Building." (Radio Diaries, 10/16/2013)