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“They’re working these people like draft horses.”
“The number of days in a year has declined from over 400 to what we have now, which is 365.”
“The founding fathers could not agree, COULD NOT AGREE, on the most basic question: if there’s not a king, who’s in charge?”
In our new podcast, we explore the strange feud built into the US Constitution—a feud that’s still going on today. And if that’s not exciting enough for you, this podcast also has lots of sex, poison, and duck hunting. Check it out.
“You know, the kids in my class, they’ve never heard of quicksand.”
The sentence that sent reporter Dan Engber on a quest to figure out, well, what the hell happened to quicksand. Follow him down the rabbit hole in our new short.
“What happened to quicksand?”
Remember when quicksand seemed to be in every movie and TV show? Where did it go? In our new short, reporter Dan Engber looks into it…waaaaaaay into it.
“OK guys, keep in mind that we are in a haunted burnt-out doomscape.”
Overheard at Radiolab Live rehearsal. Want to hang out in a haunted burnt-out doomscape with us?
“Goose grease mixed with honey, the flesh of a mad dog (salted), the skin or old slough of a serpent, a clod from a swallow’s nest…pull out the feathers from around a live rooster’s anus and apply the anus to the bite wound!”
“Damn, this is complicated. I thought it was supposed to get less complicated.”
“We went back to your place and listened to the White Album. We ordered in. We fought and made up and got good jobs and got married and bought an apartment and worked out and ate more and talked less.”
Have you read Jenny Hollowell’s wonderful short story “A History of Everything, Including You”?
“Somebody came driving in, social workers, and they got out of the car, and I told my brothers and sisters go hide, and they had to drag us out from underneath the bed.”
Have you heard our latest podcast? The troubled history & uncertain future of Native American adoption.