The places we live and the people who live there; a desert, a city, two small towns, and another country: Scott Carrier has a cultural history of the Great Salt Lake’s “West Desert,” a land of polygymists, bombing ranges, and toxic waste incinerators. There’s chlorine gas in the air, anthrax stored underground, and people who call the place home. Sarah Vowell’s childhood move from rural Oklahoma to small-town Montana was, for her, a change from the middle ages to a modern metropolis. And two Stories from the Heart of the Land: NYC native Natalie Edwards hates grass, bugs, dirt, and trees, but attempts a walk thru Brooklyn’s Prospect Park; and Carmen Delzell tells why she moved to and has stayed in Mexico.
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Scott Carrier presents his stories on religious fundamentalism, from Afghanistan and America, 2001-2011.
Writer and reporter Scott Carrier relates the unusual story of a blind dog named Fritz, a loveable German Shepherd, who loves to play Frisbee. Trouble is, Fritz is blind — but thanks to the dog’s keen sense of hearing, he’s still able to catch the flying disk mid-air, at least most of the time.
An hour under the influence of radio maestro and master storyteller Joe Frank.