This week’s episode of Skin follows Rachel Olssen. She shares the stories of her current tattoos before she continues the journey. This episode was reported and produced by ASR’s Lena Morris.
It’s that timeless question: if you could know when you were going to die, would you want to? What if you could know someone else was? When Rodney Monhollen was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he didn’t have a choice but to know. ASR’s Gabrielle Reed talks with the Monhollen family as they reflect on the time they found out. This piece was reported Gabrielle Reed, & produced by Lexia Banks and Leah Johnson.
“Curiosity killed the cat” may just be my least favorite idiom ever. For a journalist, it goes against all of our training and natural intuition. And for a citizen of the world? Well it’s just silly.
For us, the new crop of summer interns, NPR epitomizes this commitment to curiosity in…
Many of us have significant moments in cars. Maybe it was the day you got your license, or maybe you heard your favorite song on the radio and had a revelation. On this episode of All-American Worker, we meet Michele Nix—someone who spends a lot of time in the driver’s seat. Hop in Michele’s taxi and find out what driving means to her. This episode was reported and produced by Kat Carlton.
This week’s episode of skin follows Octava O’Brien, a mother with four tattoos that tell the stories of her past relationships and her Irish pride. This episode was reported and produced by Lexia Banks.
Have you ever imagined that fashion makes an impression on your brain? Chloe Kent didn’t either until she sat down with an internationally-acclaimed fashion blogger, Jessica Quirk, and senior psychological researcher, Dr. Alan Roberts. The two experts delve into how consuming fashion trends gives the individual a subconscious cultural identity. What makes you paranoid about how you look and what you wear has less to do with media consumption and more to do with complex social relationships. But what are the consequences? And what can be done about it? Chloe Kent figures it out.
Put your workman’s boots on, limber up, we are MOVING today. In this week’s episode we MOVE in three different directions. Giff Reed was an Olympic Weightlifter who MOVED himself across the country in pursuit of his dreams of competing at the Olympics. Like Giff did with weightlifting many of us spend a lot of time devoted to sports and our favorite teams. We are going to hear why we take part in the journey of hoping our favorite teams MOVE towards victory. Also we will go on stage with 19-year comic Rob Sherrell who even in his young career, doesn’t settle for just laughs and applause but pursues to MOVE our point of view.
Here are some photos from Hunter’s Honey Farm, our most recent episode of All American Worker. Photos were taken by ASR reporter and producer, Gabrielle Reed. Listen to the piece on our website!
Tracy Hunter has a stunning amount of employees to manage day in and day out. Roughly 25,000,000 workers labor around the clock without taking any lunch breaks or vacation time. ASR reporter Gabrielle Reed finds out what all of the buzz is about.
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