The Memory Palace :: Lost Locusts
The sound design of this podcast really sells the panic and hopelessness of plagues of locusts in the 19th century plains, and a good explanation of why they ended.
99% Invisible :: The House That Came in the Mail
The history of kit homes sold by Sears, Roebuck from catalogs. Additionally, the story of how adaptive reuse is transforming the distinctive architecture of former Sears plants in cities throughout America.
Day 15: A song that you like that is a cover by another artist
Sun Ra released “Nuclear War” in 1984, but Yo La Tengo recorded four different covers of the song. “Nuclear War (Version 2)” is my favorite because a chorus of children singing profanities just slays me in all figurative uses of that word.