Have you read Jenny Hollowell’s wonderful short story “A History of Everything, Including You”?
CICADAS! You may have heard that they are loud. Alert Radiolab listeners Joe, Caroline, Annie and Buddy sent us this adorable video demonstrating exactly how loud.
Joe and his family are in the Hudson Valley. Have cicadas hit your neighborhood yet? Report your sightings here.
|—||Have you heard our latest podcast? The troubled history & uncertain future of Native American adoption.|
Truer words were never spoken. If you’re a sleep enthusiast like Ernest, you can learn more about it in our sleep episode.
If you’ve been thinking about donating to the show, now is a great time to do it: we have a matching grant, which means, basically, your donation counts for twice as many bucks. Here’s where you can donate and make us very happy radio producers.
|—||David Rothenberg teaches you to hear all the parts of the cicada sex orchestra in our brand-new short.|
|—||The wonderful Kelly Benham French talks about giving birth to a preemie on our new episode, 23 Weeks 6 Days.|
(For the record, this is 100% true. Jad references Friday Night Lights around the office all the time.)
I was really upset and I was going to draw some stuff about how upset I was, but then I started listening this wonderful Radiolab reading from Italo Calvino’s Cosmicomics—a story which is both beautiful and personally nostalgic—and created some much calmer sketches. Okay. Deep breaths.
Pen & photoshop.
Happy to help!
Jad turns 40, with many balloons and hugs from his Executive Producer (and longtime friend) Ellen Horne, and delightful photos from our intrepid intern Megan Tan.
It’s a nice place to work, Radiolab is.
|—||In our new short, Liev Schreiber reads Italo Calvino’s beautiful, funny story “The Distance of the Moon”|