with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich

Investigating a strange world.

  • Breaking Bongo

    Nov 27, 2019
    What happens when a ragtag bunch of freedom fighters troll their despotic dictator from afar? 
  • Breaking News

    Nov 19, 2019
    Today, two new technological tricks that together could invade our past selves and rewrite the rules of credibility. Also, we release something terrible into the world.
  • Dolly Parton's America: Neon Moss

    Nov 8, 2019
    On the mountaintop, we go back in time, and across the world - to discover the unlikely connection between Dolly's home and Jad's father Naji.
  • Songs that Cross Borders

    Oct 30, 2019
    We explore songs with the power to transcend language and the triumphant return of the Elvis of Afghanistan.
  • Birdie in the Cage

    Oct 23, 2019
    Can you fit the identity of a whole nation into a dance? Of course not. But we tried anyway.
  • Silky Love

    Sep 27, 2019
    We scour the Atlantic Ocean for an answer to one of life’s slipperiest mysteries. 
  • Tit for Tat

    Sep 17, 2019
    Do we really live in a selfish, dog-eat-dog world? Or has evolution carved out a hidden code that rewards genuine cooperation?