On a late night along an empty Utah highway, Melvin Dummar says he came across a bloodied man lying by the road. It’s clichéd to say this, but it’s really true: the story of that discovery would profoundly alter the course of his life forever.
Music is Daryl Davis’ profession, but extreme racism is his obsession.
Jason Leopold wanted to be a part of something, and that quest brought him through a labyrinthine world.
From our friends at the "Here Be Monsters" podcast: Marlo Mack gave birth to a son. At least, she thought she did. But her son crawled towards dresses, wanted to be a princess, and asked to grow long blonde hair. At age 3, Marlo’s son asked to go back into mommy’s tummy, so he could come back out as a baby girl. Marlo thought it was a phase–it wasn’t.
David is followed by a strange hooded figure.
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge is the founding fa/mo/ther of industrial music, a performance artist, and a very, very, very devoted husband.
Love + Radio presents “On The Shore Dimly Seen” by Gregory Whitehead: one day in the no-touch torture of detainee 063.
Love + Radio presents: “The Neighborhood” by Scott Carrier
Producer David Weinberg brings us the true story of Clyde Casey, a street performer who used surrealism and abstract art to fight crime in Los Angeles’ Skid Row in the 1980s, and the creator of a place called Another Planet. Also featuring the voices of Tim Robbins (yes, THAT Tim Robbins), Lonnie Johnson, Flame Simon, and Richard Haxton.
[Contains explicit content] Jay Thunderbolt's business card is a little mysterious. It reads, "Thunderbolt - Party Naked" and gives a phone number. Call the number and Thunderbolt will invite you over to a private strip club that he runs out of his bungalow in a working-class neighborhood in east Detroit. But that's only part of his long, tangled, and surprising story, rendered here in a hybrid of interview and song. The Wisdom of Jay Thunderbolt won the Best Documentary:
Get ready. As if that’s even possible.
Deep in the woods of Norway, a man from a strange, foreign land chops wood and reminisces over the love of his life from a bygone time. Produced by Sindre Leganger for NRK.
Davecat and Sidore had a blissful marriage together in the suburbs of Detroit. One day, a Russian woman showed up unexpectedly at their doorstep, declared her love for both of them, and asked to move in. It was a complicated situation, but that doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of this unusual threesome.
Adam Zaretsky is a bioartist who explores the manipulation of DNA, the fringes of genetic modification, and butts up against the ethical boundaries of science and beyond.
A co-production with the podcast Reckonings. In the 1980s, Glenn Loury was one of the most prominent black conservative intellectuals in the United States. He was selected to be a top official within the Reagan administration in 1987, but suddenly and unexpectedly, he withdrew his consideration.
Julie needed a fresh start, so she moved back home to the Bay Area, and made a new group of friends. Produced by Benjamin Frisch.
Jerome and Ana work a couple blocks from one another in Oakland, California. When Jerome called out to her in the street, she pulled out her microphone and asked if he could repeat what he said to her. This is the conversation that followed. And, the conversation that followed that conversation.