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46:24

Scientific Method: What does a black hole sound like? (Rebroadcast)

Black holes have become fixtures in science fiction. They’re potent symbols of mystery in part because we know so little about them. 
47:10

N.K. Jemisin on science fiction, world building, and New York City (Rebroadcast)

She's been called “the most celebrated science fiction and fantasy writer of her generation.”
12:13

Ukraine braces for Russian retaliation

This weekend, many Ukrainians marked the anniversary of a time when Stalin turned the grain-rich breadbasket of Europe into a land of starvation, deprivation, and death.
34:34

How Armando Iannucci makes satire when the truth is stranger than fiction

"It both simultaneously excites and depresses me when politics copies what we've just done."
47:24

1A Remaking America: Being a trans kid in Texas

1A recently traveled to Austin, Texas, to speak with trans kids and their families.
46:26

How Atlanta became America's 'Rap Capital' (Rebroadcast)

Atlanta's music scene is defined by rap -- from OutKast to Lil Baby and Migos. A new book tells the story of how we got here.
47:09

The Writers' Room: 50 years of choosing your own adventure (Rebroadcast)

The format has put readers in the driver's seat for nearly 50 years -- why does the format remain popular to this day?
46:15

Record Club: Taylor Swift's 'Midnights' (Rebroadcast)

The new album broke Spotify’s record for most streams in a day and briefly crashed the service.