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Aug 13, 2019

Winston Shaw was a freelance sound recordist filming on location in the Catskills.  Spending days without reception, when he finally got service his cell exploded with texts about a job offer from HBO but because he had been unreachable, the position was already filled.  Missing a rare creative opportunity, he decided...


Aug 6, 2019

In 2010, Kate Wallinga (Ignorance Was Bliss podcast) gave birth to her third child and didn't feel right.  After being dismissed by her doctors, she learned she had a serious infection from being exposed to strep in the delivery room.  Out of the four million women who give birth every year, only 100 get this kind of...


Jul 30, 2019

The morning after the 2016 election, Amanda Frankel was in her bathroom when she learned that Hillary Clinton lost.  Feeling paralyzed, she decided to fight.  For the first time, she felt her day-to-day life had to be part of a growing movement.  We talk about her decision to run for Congress against the...


Jul 23, 2019

During a fashion show that included her space inspired designs, Shoshana Swell realized she could create things that could bring people to alternative universes.  When the Cornell University senior heard that NASA cancelled the first all-women spacewalk due to a lack of appropriately sized spacesuits, she jumped into...


Jul 17, 2019

When he was a student at West Point, Brian Baker had a mystical experience.  During a sermon on Maundy Thursday, he found God.  Experiencing an intense feeling of love, the moment began his journey into the priesthood.  Now ordained as an Episcopal priest for almost 30 years, we talk about how Christianity led him to...