In 2003 the space shuttle Columbia broke up over Texas and all seven of the crew members died. Jon Clark’s wife, Laurel, was one of them. Her death inspired his life’s work: helping get more people to space.
This episode features an excerpt from Twice Removed, a new Gimlet show that proves we’re all just one big family.The guest for this episode is writer Dan Savage.
In 1975 a group of activists set off into the Pacific Ocean to confront some Soviet whalers. They ended up starting a movement. But then things changed, and today some of them don’t even talk to each other.
Ibrahim Parlak’s friends and neighbors see him as the ideal American immigrant. But the U.S. government considers him “the complete terrorist package” and has been trying to deport him for over a decade. We try to figure out why they see him so differently.
Before Tinder, before eHarmony, before the internet, there was Operation Match.
Pat Walters is host of Undone. Previously, he worked at Radiolab and Pop-Up Magazine, and before that he wrote magazine stories.
Twice Removed - A new family history podcast from Gimlet Media, hosted by A.J. Jacobs. They say we're one big family: this is the show that proves it.
Crimetown - Welcome to Providence, Rhode Island, where organized crime and corruption infected every aspect of public life.
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