Every year I hear the great music from globalFEST and think I’ll need to go to New York for the festival next year, but it hasn’t happened yet.
The story of the year Hank Greenberg hit 58 homeruns, the strongman The Mighty Atom performed to captivated audiences, and 20,000 Nazis rallied at Madison Square Garden.
Chavez Ravine was a tight-knit Mexican-American community, one of the few places in Los Angeles where Hispanic people could own homes. It was destroyed in the name of progress, but instead became home to Dodger Stadium. The scars still remain.
A short history of the division of the Korean peninsula, the continuing war between the two Koreas, and the role of the United States in all of this.
Everything you need to know, and then some, about this year’s viral sensation, “Baby Shark” (doo, doo, doo, doo, doo).
Data visualization seems to be a current trend, but W.E.B. Du Bois used it to illustrate the African-American experience in the United States at a showcase at the Paris World Fair in 1900.
The Truth :: The Other Fran
Going to a school reunion can feel like “reminiscing with strangers,” and this fictional drama takes that to the next level.
Running tally of Podcast of the Week appearances:
- Afropop Worldwide – 1
- The Anthropocene Reviewed – 1
- Code Switch – 1
- Decoder Ring – 1
- Fresh Air – 1
- Hidden Brain – 1
- Household Name – 1
- Hub History – 1
- Memory Palace – 1
- More Perfect – 1
- 99% Invisible – 4
- The New Yorker Radio Hour – 1
- On the Media – 2
- Planet Money – 1
- Planet Money: The Indicator – 1
- Radio Boston – 2
- Smithsonian Sidedoor –
- This American Life – 1
- Throughline – 2
- Tomorrow Society – 1
- The Truth – 2
- The War on Cars – 1
- We Need Some Milk – 1
- What Next – 1