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All Things Considered: Bus Showdown: New York vs. Los Angeles
"Public transportation does not sound like the most riveting subject, but this collaboration between Robert Smith and Mandalit Del Barco is a total earworm. It uses one catchy radio trick after another. Their piece stuck in my head…

Ari Shapiro: Our entire reason for being http://bit.ly/MyBK59

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Random Tape: 131 E 5th Street
"Random Tape from David Weinberg is true to its name—episodes range across everything from found tape to extended cuts of produced documentary to detritus picked up off the cutting room floor. My favorites are like this, short moments that hint at a larger,…

A brief glimpse into one man’s life from a corner in Skid Row. But more importantly: Nick van der Kolk is regular-person handsome, not just radio handsome. BABE!

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This American Life: I’m Not A Doctor But I Play One At The Holiday Inn
"Independent producers Lu Olkowski and Trey Kay introduce us to Demitri, who runs an underground clinic for heroin addicts, administering a super illegal hallucinogenic called ibogaine. I love it because it lives in that moral grey area—there are no ‘good guys’ or ‘bad guys’… just human beings trying to figure it out."
Jenny Radelet, Producer, KRCW’s The Treatment & Independent Producers Project 

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Once Naked For Nirvana, Now A Teen Spirit
“Chana Joffe-Walt’s follow-up with the teenager who was once the baby on Nirvana’s album Nevermind is a textbook lesson in how to just be yourself as a reporter. She also got the phrase ‘quite a few people in the world have seen my penis’ on All Things Considered, so kudos to her for that.”
Sam Greenspan , Producer, 99% Invisible