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99% Invisible

By Roman Mars

Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org. A proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

  1. 1.
    345- Classic Cartoon Sound Effects!03/12/2019
    29:25
  2. 2.
    344- The Known Unknown03/06/2019
    47:00
  3. 3.
    343- Usonia Redux02/26/2019
    39:55
  4. 4.
    342- Beneath the Ballpark02/20/2019
    33:00
  5. 5.
    341- National Sword02/13/2019
    41:13
  6. 6.
    340- The Secret Lives of Color02/05/2019
    47:16
  7. 7.
    339- The Tunnel01/30/2019
    48:23
  8. 8.
    338- Crude Habitat01/23/2019
    37:00
  1. 9.
    337- Atomic Tattoos01/16/2019
    36:11
  2. 10.
    336- Mini-Stories: Volume 601/09/2019
    48:41
  3. 11.
    335- Gathering the Magic01/01/2019
    30:03
  4. 12.
    334- Christmas with The Allusionist12/26/2018
    36:50
  5. 13.
    333- Mini-Stories: Volume 512/18/2018
    49:12
  6. 14.
    Bonus Episode- Avery talks Articles of Interest with Roman12/14/2018
    11:04
  7. 15.
    332- The Accidental Room12/12/2018
    38:23
  8. 16.
    331- Oñate's Foot12/05/2018
    46:09
  9. 17.
    330- Raccoon Resistance11/27/2018
    30:27
  10. 18.
    201- The Green Book redux11/21/2018
    30:37
  11. 19.
    329- Orphan Drugs11/14/2018
    27:40
  12. 20.
    328- Devolutionary Design11/06/2018
    32:51
  13. 21.
    327- A Year in the Dark10/31/2018
    33:06
  14. 22.
    326- Welcome to Jurassic Art10/23/2018
    30:41
  15. 23.
    325- The Worst Way to Start a City10/16/2018
    31:07
  16. 24.
    Punk Style: Articles of Interest #610/12/2018
    30:48
  17. 25.
    Blue Jeans: Articles of Interest #510/09/2018
    26:10
  18. 26.
    Hawaiian Shirts: Articles of Interest #410/05/2018
    23:18
  19. 27.
    Pockets: Articles of Interest #310/02/2018
    21:13
  20. 28.
    Plaid: Articles of Interest #209/28/2018
    20:21
  21. 29.
    Kids' Clothes: Articles of Interest #109/25/2018
    25:18
  22. 30.
    324- Billboard Boys: The Greatest Radio Contest of All Time09/19/2018
    28:50
  23. 31.
    323- The House that Came in the Mail09/11/2018
    34:27
  24. 32.
    322- The First Straw09/05/2018
    27:05
  25. 33.
    321- Double Standards08/29/2018
    28:31
  26. 34.
    320- Bundyville08/21/2018
    44:07
  27. 35.
    319- It's Chinatown08/14/2018
    38:15
  28. 36.
    318- Fire and Rain08/08/2018
    30:26
  29. 37.
    317- Built to Burn08/01/2018
    33:11
  30. 38.
    316- The Shipping Forecast07/25/2018
    27:53
  31. 39.
    315- Everything is Alive07/18/2018
    32:03
  32. 40.
    314- Interrobang07/10/2018
    32:06
  33. 41.
    Roman Mars on ZigZag07/05/2018
    33:31
  34. 42.
    313- Right to Roam06/27/2018
    29:14
  35. 43.
    312- Post-Narco Urbanism06/20/2018
    38:18
  36. 44.
    311- The Barney Design06/13/2018
    22:37
  37. 45.
    310- 77 Steps06/06/2018
    23:58
  38. 46.
    309- The Vault05/30/2018
    29:06
  39. 47.
    308- Curb Cuts05/23/2018
    46:06
  40. 48.
    307- Immobile Homes05/16/2018
    29:42
  41. 49.
    306- Breaking Bad News05/09/2018
    39:04
  42. 50.
    305- The Laff Box05/01/2018
    39:59
  43. 51.
    304- Gander International Airport04/25/2018
    26:51
  44. 52.
    303- The Hair Chart04/17/2018
    23:43
  45. 53.
    302- Lessons from Las Vegas04/10/2018
    36:08
  46. 54.
    301- Making it Rain04/03/2018
    30:39
  47. 55.
    300- Airships and the Future that Never Was03/27/2018
    21:03
  48. 56.
    299- Gerrymandering03/21/2018
    45:57
  49. 57.
    200- Miss Manhattan Redux03/14/2018
    24:15
  50. 58.
    298- Fordlandia03/07/2018
    30:12
  51. 59.
    297- Blood, Sweat and Tears (City of the Future, Part 2)02/28/2018
    33:02
  52. 60.
    296- Bijlmer (City of the Future, Part 1)02/21/2018
    24:18
  53. 61.
    295- Making a Mark: Visual Identity with Tom Geismar02/13/2018
    28:22
  54. 62.
    294- Border Wall02/06/2018
    29:59
  55. 63.
    293- Managed Retreat01/31/2018
    32:56
  56. 64.
    292- Speech Bubbles: Understanding Comics with Scott McCloud01/23/2018
    33:48
  57. 65.
    291- Thermal Delight01/17/2018
    30:52
  58. 66.
    290- Mini-Stories: Volume 401/10/2018
    39:48
  59. 67.
    289- Mini-Stories: Volume 312/20/2017
    39:38
  60. 68.
    288- Guerrilla Public Service Redux12/12/2017
    22:37
  61. 69.
    287- The Nut Behind the Wheel12/05/2017
    34:20
  62. 70.
    286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream11/28/2017
    54:53
  63. 71.
    285- Money Makers11/21/2017
    22:25
  64. 72.
    284- Hero Props: Graphic Design in Film & Television11/14/2017
    28:34
  65. 73.
    283- Dollhouses of St. Louis11/07/2017
    34:21
  66. 74.
    282- Oyster-tecture10/31/2017
    34:32
  67. 75.
    281- La Sagrada Familia10/25/2017
    32:25
  68. 76.
    280- Half Measures10/18/2017
    29:43
  69. 77.
    279- The Containment Plan10/11/2017
    28:41
  70. 78.
    278- The Athletic Brassiere10/03/2017
    27:45
  71. 79.
    277- Ponte City Tower09/26/2017
    33:16
  72. 80.
    276- The Finnish Experiment09/19/2017
    32:48
  73. 81.
    275- Coal Hogs Work Safe09/12/2017
    23:31
  74. 82.
    274- The Age of the Algorithm09/05/2017
    25:11
  75. 83.
    273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque08/29/2017
    17:10
  76. 84.
    272- Person in Lotus Position08/22/2017
    32:07
  77. 85.
    271- The Great Dismal Swamp08/15/2017
    28:33
  78. 86.
    270- The Stethoscope08/09/2017
    23:18
  79. 87.
    269- Ways of Hearing08/01/2017
    41:42
  80. 88.
    268- El Gordo07/25/2017
    26:59
  81. 89.
    267- The Trials of Dan and Dave07/18/2017
    56:24
  82. 90.
    266- Repackaging the Pill07/11/2017
    21:58
  83. 91.
    265- The Pool and the Stream07/04/2017
    34:41
  84. 92.
    264- Mexico 6806/27/2017
    26:04
  85. 93.
    263- You Should Do a Story06/20/2017
    29:44
  86. 94.
    262- In the Same Ballpark06/13/2017
    28:51
  87. 95.
    Intro to a new Roman Mars podcast: What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law06/08/2017
    13:22
  88. 96.
    199- The Yin and Yang of Basketball06/07/2017
    23:46
  89. 97.
    261- Squatters of the Lower East Side05/30/2017
    27:05
  90. 98.
    260- New Jersey05/23/2017
    23:20
  91. 99.
    259- This Is Chance: Anchorwoman of the Great Alaska Earthquake05/16/2017
    31:19
  92. 100.
    258- The Modern Necropolis05/09/2017
    21:44
  93. 101.
    257- Reversing the Grid05/02/2017
    29:36
  94. 102.
    256- Sounds Natural04/18/2017
    26:49
  95. 103.
    255- The Architect of Hollywood04/11/2017
    23:54
  96. 104.
    254- Containers04/04/2017
    34:35
  97. 105.
    253- Manzanar03/28/2017
    28:03
  98. 106.
    252- The Falling of the Lenins03/21/2017
    27:01
  99. 107.
    251- Negative Space: Logo Design with Michael Bierut03/14/2017
    48:43
  100. 108.
    250- State (Sanctuary, Part 2)03/08/2017
    32:04
  101. 109.
    249- Church (Sanctuary, Part 1)02/28/2017
    30:49
  102. 110.
    248- Atom in the Garden of Eden02/21/2017
    22:04
  103. 111.
    247- Usonia the Beautiful02/15/2017
    22:48
  104. 112.
    246- Usonia 102/07/2017
    28:46
  105. 113.
    245- The Eponymist02/01/2017
    32:06
  106. 114.
    244- The Revolutionary Post01/24/2017
    21:59
  107. 115.
    243- Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle01/18/2017
    23:47
  108. 116.
    242- Mini-Stories: Volume 201/10/2017
    33:44
  109. 117.
    241- Mini-Stories: Volume 112/20/2016
    31:23
  110. 118.
    240- Plat of Zion12/14/2016
    21:07
  111. 119.
    239- Guano Island12/06/2016
    22:52
  112. 120.
    238- NBC Chimes11/29/2016
    17:09
  113. 121.
    237- Dollar Store Town11/23/2016
    20:05
  114. 122.
    236- Reverb11/16/2016
    22:55
  115. 123.
    235- Ten Letters for the President11/08/2016
    18:06
  116. 124.
    234- The Shift11/01/2016
    20:28
  117. 125.
    233- Space Trash, Space Treasure10/25/2016
    20:41
  118. 126.
    232- McMansion Hell10/18/2016
    17:26
  119. 127.
    231- Half a House10/11/2016
    22:10
  120. 128.
    230- Project Cybersyn10/04/2016
    25:10
  121. 129.
    124- Longbox09/27/2016
    22:35
  122. 130.
    229- The Trend Forecast09/20/2016
    19:38
  123. 131.
    228- Making Up Ground09/13/2016
    22:53
  124. 132.
    227- Public Works09/06/2016
    17:26
  125. 133.
    226- On Average08/23/2016
    21:47
  126. 134.
    225- Photo Credit08/17/2016
    22:47
  127. 135.
    224- A Sea Worth its Salt08/09/2016
    21:41
  128. 136.
    223- The Magic Bureaucrat08/03/2016
    36:50
  129. 137.
    222- Combat Hearing Loss07/26/2016
    20:24
  130. 138.
    221- America’s Last Top Model07/19/2016
    23:28
  131. 139.
    220- The Mind of an Architect07/13/2016
    25:38
  132. 140.
    219- Unpleasant Design07/06/2016
    18:06
  133. 141.
    218- Remembering Stonewall06/29/2016
    30:39
  134. 142.
    217- Home on Lagrange06/22/2016
    30:15
  135. 143.
    216- The Blazer Experiment06/14/2016
    25:49
  136. 144.
    215- H-Day06/07/2016
    20:04
  137. 145.
    130- Holdout05/31/2016
    20:10
  138. 146.
    214- Loud and Clear05/25/2016
    22:41
  139. 147.
    213- Separation Anxiety05/18/2016
    20:03
  140. 148.
    212- Turf Wars of East New York05/11/2016
    31:34
  141. 149.
    211- The Grand Dame of Broad Street05/04/2016
    23:37
  142. 150.
    210- Unseen City04/27/2016
    30:37
  143. 151.
    209- Supertall 10104/20/2016
    20:02
  144. 152.
    208- Vox Ex Machina04/13/2016
    26:24
  145. 153.
    207- Soul City04/06/2016
    35:04
  146. 154.
    206- The White Elephant Of Tel Aviv03/30/2016
    38:53
  147. 155.
    205- Flying Food03/23/2016
    19:04
  148. 156.
    204- The SoHo Effect03/16/2016
    21:37
  149. 157.
    203- The Giftschrank03/09/2016
    22:09
  150. 158.
    202- Mojave Phone Booth03/02/2016
    22:41
  151. 159.
    201- The Green Book02/24/2016
    23:55
  152. 160.
    200- Miss Manhattan02/17/2016
    20:56
  153. 161.
    199- The Yin and Yang of Basketball02/10/2016
    23:23
  154. 162.
    198- The Ice King02/03/2016
    19:57
  155. 163.
    197- Fish Cannon01/27/2016
    20:08
  156. 164.
    196- The Fresno Drop01/20/2016
    17:53
  157. 165.
    195- Best Enjoyed By01/13/2016
    17:50
  158. 166.
    194- Bone Music12/22/2015
    15:19
  159. 167.
    193- Tube Benders12/16/2015
    18:45
  160. 168.
    192- Pagodas and Dragon Gates12/08/2015
    25:20
  161. 169.
    191- Worst Smell in the World12/02/2015
    16:41
  162. 170.
    190- Fixing the Hobo Suit11/24/2015
    22:15
  163. 171.
    189- The Landlord’s Game11/18/2015
    17:54
  164. 172.
    188- Fountain Drinks11/10/2015
    34:32
  165. 173.
    187- Butterfly Effects11/04/2015
    19:49
  166. 174.
    186- War and Pizza10/28/2015
    20:18
  167. 175.
    185- Atmospherians10/20/2015
    22:29
  168. 176.
    110- Structural Integrity (Rebroadcast)10/14/2015
    27:23
  169. 177.
    184- Rajneeshpuram10/07/2015
    32:26
  170. 178.
    183- Dead Letter Office09/30/2015
    20:18
  171. 179.
    182- A Sweet Surprise Awaits You09/23/2015
    18:28
  172. 180.
    181- Milk Carton Kids09/15/2015
    20:27
  173. 181.
    180- Reefer Madness09/09/2015
    19:00
  174. 182.
    179- Bathysphere09/02/2015
    25:19
  175. 183.
    178- The Great Restoration08/26/2015
    33:11
  176. 184.
    177- Lawn Order08/19/2015
    20:27
  177. 185.
    176- Hard to Love a Brute08/12/2015
    21:05
  178. 186.
    175- The Sunshine Hotel08/05/2015
    30:48
  179. 187.
    174- From the Sea, Freedom07/29/2015
    22:20
  180. 188.
    173- Awareness07/22/2015
    20:39
  181. 189.
    172- On Location07/15/2015
    18:09
  182. 190.
    171- Johnnycab (Automation Paradox, Pt. 2)07/01/2015
    25:42
  183. 191.
    170- Children of the Magenta (Automation Paradox, pt. 1)06/24/2015
    33:04
  184. 192.
    169- Freud’s Couch06/17/2015
    17:26
  185. 193.
    168- All In Your Head06/10/2015
    34:11
  186. 194.
    167- Voices in the Wire06/03/2015
    42:08
  187. 195.
    166- Viva La Arquitectura!05/27/2015
    23:10
  188. 196.
    165- The Nutshell Studies05/20/2015
    27:24
  189. 197.
    164- The Post-Billiards Age05/13/2015
    17:20
  190. 198.
    163- The Gruen Effect05/06/2015
    19:34
  191. 199.
    162- Mystery House04/28/2015
    20:10
  192. 200.
    161- Show of Force04/22/2015
    24:05

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