May 26, 2019
199: House on Loon Lake
A real-life Hardy Boys mystery. More than most of our shows, this one lends itself to a Hollywood-style tagline. Perhaps: "The House at Loon Lake: You Might Break In ... But You'll Never Forget." Or, "The House at Loon Lake: Dead Letters Tell No Tales." It's the true story of an abandoned house, discovered by a young boy in the 1970s, and the mystery of why it was abandoned.
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59 min
May 19, 2019
675: I’m on TV??
What it's like to be momentarily big on the small screen.
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60 min
May 12, 2019
674: Get a Spine!
Stories of people standing up for themselves, shaking off their fear, bracing themselves, and doing what they’ve been scared to do.
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65 min
May 5, 2019
172: 24 Hours at the Golden Apple
We document one day in a Chicago diner called the Golden Apple, starting at 5 a.m. and going until 5 a.m. the next morning. We hear from the waitress who has worked the graveyard shift for over two decades, the regular customers who come every day, the couples working out their problems, assorted drunks, and, of course, cops.
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57 min
April 21, 2019
673: Left Behind
People figuring out how to move through a world in which something important has disappeared.
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65 min
April 7, 2019
672: No Fair!
Stories of very small injustices and also one very big one.
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64 min
March 31, 2019
671: Anything Can Be Anything
People connecting the dots that maybe should not be connected.
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61 min
March 17, 2019
670: Beware the Jabberwock
Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell.
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69 min
March 3, 2019
669: Scrambling to Get Off the Ice
The Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee may have to fight to protect Mueller's investigation and make his report public. Now that they’re in the majority, they have new tools they can use. Our producer Zoe Chace spent weeks behind the scenes with them as they tried out their new powers for the first time. This and other stories of people scrambling to get their footing on some challenging terrain.
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62 min
February 17, 2019
668: The Long Fuse
People tossing words out into the world impulsively. And how they ignite and burn. Over decades.
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66 min
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