WAMU 88.5 : The Moth

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Monologist Mike Daisey hosts a live Moth performance called OMG: Stories of the Sacred, at The New York Public Library. Andrew Solomon goes to Afghanistan in search of the artistic community and finds a reemerging, creative underground. Comedian Judy Gold talks about how Judaism helped her through some of her darkest hours. And The Reverend Al Sharpton finds forgiveness in his heart for the man who almost killed him. This program is hosted by Jay Allison and Mike Daisey.


From A Weirdo Nerd To A Guy Who Plays One On TV

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the actor Rainn Wilson about his new memoir, The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy.

How Long Can Florida's Citrus Industry Survive?

The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.

Snapshots 2016: Trump's Message Resonates With A Master Cabinet Maker

From time to time during this election season we'll be introducing you to ordinary people that our reporters meet out on the campaign trail. Today: a snapshot from a Donald Trump rally in New Hampshire.

Someday A Helicopter Drone May Fly Over Mars And Help A Rover

NASA is building a 2-pound helicopter drone that would help guide the vehicle on the Red Planet's surface. That way, the rover wouldn't need to wander as much to find its way around.

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