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You Should Listen To Friday

Sam Greenspan from 99% Invisible curates his favorite radio stories from the week and of all time.

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    You Should Listen To Friday

    Apr 06 2016

  • #60 A Simple Question

    Why it's so hard to get FiOS in New York City (spoiler: it's capitalism). From Reply All.

  • The House

    An uncomfortable visit to a house at the epicenter of an addiction and HIV crisis. From Kelly McEvers's new NPR podcast, Embedded.

  • Man Without a Country (1 of 3)

    A Walker is banned from ever touching ground again. It's a great day to revisit Man Without A Country, from Theory of Everything.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Jan 18 2016

  • Dirty Balloons

    You will not look at balloons the same way

  • Shorts: The Bitter End

    What doctors don't tell you about end-of-life decisions

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Dec 20 2015

  • Pilot Episode 1 - Beginning to Beginning

    In which [This American Life producer] Stephanie Foo produces a new type of radio show for every episode, and then just gives the idea away. First up, two creators—in this case, Foo and her boss Ira Glass—play their earliest work for each other. From Pilot.

  • 36 – Tupperware

    This Kitchen Sisters story from 1980 showed a whole generation of producers what's possible with the medium. And with Tupperware. From Fugitive Waves.

  • 192- Pagodas and Dragon Gates

    Why Chinatowns are generally the only ethnic neighborhoods with their own style of architecture.

  • S02 Episode 02: The Golden Chicken

    Thursdays are Serial Days once again! As with last season, it's an on-going story told week-by-week, much of it through compelling phone tape. Episodes 1 and 2 now available.

  • From the battlefields to the strawberry fields

    What does it mean to be able to get strawberries year round in Alaska? From Reveal.

  • Dustin O'Halloran - Transparent (Main Title Theme)

    Like all the characters in Transparent, there's more to the theme song than you might think. From Song Exploder.

  • Björk - Stonemilker

    A tower of equilibrium that you are standing in, a monument of equilibrium... Björk offers one of her best and most accessible interviews to Song Exploder, making this episode easily one of the show's best.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • 22: Nate DiMeo

    Quit making cold-calls and writing host ledes—just write like Tracy Chapman.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • 157- Devil’s Rope

    How barbed wire divided and united (but mostly divided) the American west.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • La caída de River / The Fall of River

    The soccer catastrophe—and radio broadcast—that shook a nation.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Episode 615: A 12-Year-Old Girl Takes On The Video Game Industry

    12-year-old-girl investigates video game makers for sexism, wins.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Nocturne - Ep. 2 - Portal

    On being blind at night.

  • Eternity Through Skirts and Waistcoats

    Genderbending, immersion journalism, and the pyschedelic experience of Virginia Woolf.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Can You Help Me Find My Mom?

    A girl is lost and can't find her mom. Why won't anyone help her? Performed by Bee Herbstman, Melanie Hoopes, Ed Herbstman, Evan Sudarsky Abadi, Gregory C. Jones, and Blanche Ames. Written by Diana McCorry, Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. (Image by Luis Mariano González)

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Edition 18: Night

    "Night in London is a brief period of infinite possibility" wrote the journalist and travel writer HV Morton in the 1920s, and nowhere is this truer than in Hackney, which from doors open till dawn chorus becomes an asphalt jungle for revellers, criminals, artists, lovers, all night eateries and taxi drivers. In the latest and […]

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Episode 18: 695BGK

    The unarmed African-American man who was shot by a police officer—and lived to tell the story.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • New York After Rent (part 1 of 3)

    The financial crisis of September 2008 overshadows one of the most important events in recent New York History: the arrival of Airbnb. And while your host wasn't paying attention back then either, today he is fed up with the commodification of every square inch of the city. But what if the Airbnb economy is also changing the way New York City dreams and makes art? Can it be stopped? Housing Activist Murray Cox gives us a tour of his insideairbnb project, Sociologist Richard Ocejo takes us on a j...more

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • The tyranny of literature v. the tyranny of names

    An aspiring writer tries to channel David Foster Wallace, and a man comes to terms with his given name.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Podcast extra! Frozen Garbage Season Finale: They've ruined it for us

    Something about the fringe. If you know what, please let me know.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Nuclear Bomb Industry Booming

    No new nukes? Then what are these? A deep dive into America's nuclear bomb industry.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

    You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 20 2015

  • Episode 1 - Adnan's Day

    More relentless analysis on the Adnan Syed case—from Adnan's defense team.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Nov 09 2015

  • Episode 1

    If you experience any acute difficulties breathing, call 911 immediately. Fair warning: they're going to quarantine you.

  • Episode 54: Hey Jonathan

    You know when your already-if-not-soon-to-be-ex breaks into your apartment, rifles through your things, sits on your bed, and chases pills down with alcohol?

  • The Arcs - Put a Flower in Your Pocket

    From playground antics to drug dealer anthem, with Dan Auerbach of The Arcs.

  • You Should Listen To Friday

    Sep 11 2015

  • Seamus Heaney and the Long Dead

    How do you write a love poem to a 2,000 year old stranger? Seamus Heaney and the Long Dead: https://t.co/KfRUVGnaiy #ysltf #radiostory