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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.
    419- Take a Walk10/27/2020
    35:34
  2. 2.
    99pi Presents The Next Billion Users10/23/2020
    20:28
  3. 3.
    418- Sign Stealing10/20/2020
    28:55
  4. 4.
    417- For the Love of Peat10/13/2020
    43:46
  5. 5.
    416- Exploring The 99% Invisible City10/06/2020
    45:38
  6. 6.
    415- Goodnight Nobody09/29/2020
    46:30
  7. 7.
    414- The Address Book09/22/2020
    29:00
  8. 8.
    413- Highways 10109/15/2020
    35:07
  1. 9.
    412- Where Do We Go From Here?09/09/2020
    40:31
  2. 10.
    411- Podcast Episode09/01/2020
    39:28
  3. 11.
    244- The Revolutionary Post08/25/2020
    22:15
  4. 12.
    410- Policing the Open Road08/11/2020
    42:21
  5. 13.
    409- California Love Scared Straight08/04/2020
    42:32
  6. 14.
    408- Valley of the Fallen07/29/2020
    40:34
  7. 15.
    407- The Dolphin that Roared07/21/2020
    40:40
  8. 16.
    406- A Side of Franchise07/14/2020
    39:39
  9. 17.
    405- Freedom House Ambulance Service07/08/2020
    46:47
  10. 18.
    404- Return of Oñate's Foot06/30/2020
    55:12
  11. 19.
    403- Return of the Yokai06/24/2020
    34:55
  12. 20.
    402- Instant Gramification06/16/2020
    36:20
  13. 21.
    Wedding Dresses: Articles of Interest #1206/09/2020
    31:54
  14. 22.
    Diamonds: Articles of Interest #1105/29/2020
    32:27
  15. 23.
    Suits: Articles of Interest #1005/26/2020
    36:15
  16. 24.
    Perfume: Articles of Interest #905/19/2020
    29:48
  17. 25.
    Knockoffs: Articles of Interest #805/15/2020
    32:04
  18. 26.
    A Fantasy of Fashion: Articles of Interest #705/12/2020
    39:57
  19. 27.
    401- The Natural Experiment05/06/2020
    1:15:02
  20. 28.
    400- The Smell of Concrete After Rain04/29/2020
    35:32
  21. 29.
    399- Masking for a Friend04/21/2020
    40:37
  22. 30.
    398- Unsheltered in Place04/14/2020
    48:17
  23. 31.
    397- Wipe Out04/07/2020
    33:01
  24. 32.
    396- This Day in Esoteric Political History03/31/2020
    34:38
  25. 33.
    395- This is Chance! Redux03/25/2020
    50:38
  26. 34.
    394- Roman Mars Describes Things As They Are03/17/2020
    20:01
  27. 35.
    393- Map Quests: Political, Physical and Digital03/11/2020
    46:24
  28. 36.
    392- The Weather Machine03/03/2020
    33:09
  29. 37.
    391- Over the Road02/26/2020
    47:56
  30. 38.
    390- Fraktur02/19/2020
    40:50
  31. 39.
    389- Whomst Among Us Has Let The Dogs Out02/12/2020
    42:12
  32. 40.
    388- Missing the Bus02/05/2020
    39:11
  33. 41.
    387- The Worst Video Game Ever01/28/2020
    26:37
  34. 42.
    386- Their Dark Materials01/22/2020
    42:20
  35. 43.
    385- Shade01/15/2020
    34:24
  36. 44.
    384- Mini-Stories: Volume 801/07/2020
    53:07
  37. 45.
    383- Mini-Stories: Volume 712/19/2019
    49:02
  38. 46.
    Smart Stuff with Justin and Roman- Founder Effect12/15/2019
    5:38
  39. 47.
    382- The ELIZA Effect12/11/2019
    50:33
  40. 48.
    381- The Infantorium12/03/2019
    37:56
  41. 49.
    380- Mannequin Pixie Dream Girl11/27/2019
    46:55
  42. 50.
    379- Cautionary Tales11/19/2019
    31:23
  43. 51.
    378- Ubiquitous Icons: Peace, Power, and Happiness11/13/2019
    39:05
  44. 52.
    377- How To Pick A Pepper11/05/2019
    38:31
  45. 53.
    376- Great Bitter Lake Association10/30/2019
    34:07
  46. 54.
    375- Audio Guide to the Imperfections of a Perfect Masterpiece10/23/2019
    31:16
  47. 55.
    374- Unsure Footing10/15/2019
    27:22
  48. 56.
    373- The Kirkbride Plan10/08/2019
    42:23
  49. 57.
    372- The Help-Yourself City10/01/2019
    34:10
  50. 58.
    99% Invisible presents What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law09/24/2019
    43:56
  51. 59.
    371- Dead Cars09/18/2019
    37:38
  52. 60.
    370- The Pool and the Stream Redux09/10/2019
    40:51
  53. 61.
    369- Wait Wait...Tell Me!09/04/2019
    33:06
  54. 62.
    368- All Rings Considered08/28/2019
    41:42
  55. 63.
    367- Peace Lines08/21/2019
    39:11
  56. 64.
    366- Model City08/13/2019
    1:01:30
  57. 65.
    365- On Beeing08/06/2019
    28:59
  58. 66.
    364- He's Still Neutral07/31/2019
    32:55
  59. 67.
    363- Invisible Women07/23/2019
    30:02
  60. 68.
    362- Goodness Gracious Great Balls of Twine07/17/2019
    41:28
  61. 69.
    361- Built on Sand07/09/2019
    37:12
  62. 70.
    360- The Universal Page07/02/2019
    40:49
  63. 71.
    359- Life and Death in Singapore06/25/2019
    33:25
  64. 72.
    358- The Anthropocene Reviewed06/18/2019
    1:09:21
  65. 73.
    357- The Barney Design redux06/11/2019
    29:24
  66. 74.
    356- The Automat06/04/2019
    37:29
  67. 75.
    355- Depave Paradise05/28/2019
    40:30
  68. 76.
    Sound and Health: Hospitals05/24/2019
    17:22
  69. 77.
    281- La Sagrada Familia05/21/2019
    36:03
  70. 78.
    Sound and Health: Cities05/17/2019
    19:09
  71. 79.
    354- Weeding is Fundamental05/14/2019
    41:53
  72. 80.
    353- From Bombay with Love05/07/2019
    37:33
  73. 81.
    352- Uptown Squirrel05/01/2019
    32:08
  74. 82.
    351- Play Mountain04/24/2019
    41:06
  75. 83.
    350- The Roman Mars Mazda Virus04/16/2019
    54:37
  76. 84.
    349- Froebel's Gifts04/09/2019
    26:28
  77. 85.
    348- Three Things That Made the Modern Economy04/02/2019
    30:57
  78. 86.
    347- The Many Deaths of a Painting03/27/2019
    42:53
  79. 87.
    346- Palaces for the People03/19/2019
    47:29
  80. 88.
    345- Classic Cartoon Sound Effects!03/12/2019
    29:25
  81. 89.
    344- The Known Unknown03/06/2019
    47:00
  82. 90.
    343- Usonia Redux02/26/2019
    39:55
  83. 91.
    342- Beneath the Ballpark02/20/2019
    33:00
  84. 92.
    341- National Sword02/13/2019
    41:13
  85. 93.
    340- The Secret Lives of Color02/05/2019
    47:16
  86. 94.
    339- The Tunnel01/30/2019
    48:23
  87. 95.
    338- Crude Habitat01/23/2019
    37:00
  88. 96.
    337- Atomic Tattoos01/16/2019
    36:11
  89. 97.
    336- Mini-Stories: Volume 601/09/2019
    48:41
  90. 98.
    335- Gathering the Magic01/01/2019
    30:03
  91. 99.
    334- Christmas with The Allusionist12/26/2018
    36:50
  92. 100.
    333- Mini-Stories: Volume 512/18/2018
    49:12
  93. 101.
    Bonus Episode- Avery talks Articles of Interest with Roman12/14/2018
    11:04
  94. 102.
    332- The Accidental Room12/12/2018
    38:23
  95. 103.
    331- Oñate's Foot12/05/2018
    46:09
  96. 104.
    330- Raccoon Resistance11/27/2018
    30:27
  97. 105.
    201- The Green Book redux11/21/2018
    30:37
  98. 106.
    329- Orphan Drugs11/14/2018
    27:40
  99. 107.
    328- Devolutionary Design11/06/2018
    32:51
  100. 108.
    327- A Year in the Dark10/31/2018
    33:06
  101. 109.
    326- Welcome to Jurassic Art10/23/2018
    30:41
  102. 110.
    325- The Worst Way to Start a City10/16/2018
    31:07
  103. 111.
    Punk Style: Articles of Interest #610/12/2018
    30:48
  104. 112.
    Blue Jeans: Articles of Interest #510/09/2018
    26:10
  105. 113.
    Hawaiian Shirts: Articles of Interest #410/05/2018
    23:18
  106. 114.
    Pockets: Articles of Interest #310/02/2018
    21:13
  107. 115.
    Plaid: Articles of Interest #209/28/2018
    20:21
  108. 116.
    Kids' Clothes: Articles of Interest #109/25/2018
    25:18
  109. 117.
    324- Billboard Boys: The Greatest Radio Contest of All Time09/19/2018
    28:50
  110. 118.
    323- The House that Came in the Mail09/11/2018
    34:27
  111. 119.
    322- The First Straw09/05/2018
    27:05
  112. 120.
    321- Double Standards08/29/2018
    28:31
  113. 121.
    320- Bundyville08/21/2018
    44:07
  114. 122.
    319- It's Chinatown08/14/2018
    38:15
  115. 123.
    318- Fire and Rain08/08/2018
    30:26
  116. 124.
    317- Built to Burn08/01/2018
    33:11
  117. 125.
    316- The Shipping Forecast07/25/2018
    27:53
  118. 126.
    315- Everything is Alive07/18/2018
    32:03
  119. 127.
    314- Interrobang07/10/2018
    32:06
  120. 128.
    Roman Mars on ZigZag07/05/2018
    33:31
  121. 129.
    313- Right to Roam06/27/2018
    29:14
  122. 130.
    312- Post-Narco Urbanism06/20/2018
    38:18
  123. 131.
    311- The Barney Design06/13/2018
    22:37
  124. 132.
    310- 77 Steps06/06/2018
    23:58
  125. 133.
    309- The Vault05/30/2018
    29:06
  126. 134.
    308- Curb Cuts05/23/2018
    46:06
  127. 135.
    307- Immobile Homes05/16/2018
    29:42
  128. 136.
    306- Breaking Bad News05/09/2018
    39:04
  129. 137.
    305- The Laff Box05/01/2018
    39:59
  130. 138.
    304- Gander International Airport04/25/2018
    26:51
  131. 139.
    303- The Hair Chart04/17/2018
    23:43
  132. 140.
    302- Lessons from Las Vegas04/10/2018
    36:08
  133. 141.
    301- Making it Rain04/03/2018
    30:39
  134. 142.
    300- Airships and the Future that Never Was03/27/2018
    21:03
  135. 143.
    299- Gerrymandering03/21/2018
    45:57
  136. 144.
    200- Miss Manhattan Redux03/14/2018
    24:15
  137. 145.
    298- Fordlandia03/07/2018
    30:12
  138. 146.
    297- Blood, Sweat and Tears (City of the Future, Part 2)02/28/2018
    33:02
  139. 147.
    296- Bijlmer (City of the Future, Part 1)02/21/2018
    24:18
  140. 148.
    295- Making a Mark: Visual Identity with Tom Geismar02/13/2018
    28:22
  141. 149.
    294- Border Wall02/06/2018
    29:59
  142. 150.
    293- Managed Retreat01/31/2018
    32:56
  143. 151.
    292- Speech Bubbles: Understanding Comics with Scott McCloud01/23/2018
    33:48
  144. 152.
    291- Thermal Delight01/17/2018
    30:52
  145. 153.
    290- Mini-Stories: Volume 401/10/2018
    39:48
  146. 154.
    289- Mini-Stories: Volume 312/20/2017
    39:38
  147. 155.
    288- Guerrilla Public Service Redux12/12/2017
    22:37
  148. 156.
    287- The Nut Behind the Wheel12/05/2017
    34:20
  149. 157.
    286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream11/28/2017
    54:53
  150. 158.
    285- Money Makers11/21/2017
    22:25
  151. 159.
    284- Hero Props: Graphic Design in Film & Television11/14/2017
    28:34
  152. 160.
    283- Dollhouses of St. Louis11/07/2017
    34:21
  153. 161.
    282- Oyster-tecture10/31/2017
    34:32
  154. 162.
    281- La Sagrada Familia10/25/2017
    32:25
  155. 163.
    280- Half Measures10/18/2017
    29:43
  156. 164.
    279- The Containment Plan10/11/2017
    28:41
  157. 165.
    278- The Athletic Brassiere10/03/2017
    27:45
  158. 166.
    277- Ponte City Tower09/26/2017
    33:16
  159. 167.
    276- The Finnish Experiment09/19/2017
    32:48
  160. 168.
    275- Coal Hogs Work Safe09/12/2017
    23:31
  161. 169.
    274- The Age of the Algorithm09/05/2017
    25:11
  162. 170.
    273- Notes on an Imagined Plaque08/29/2017
    17:10
  163. 171.
    272- Person in Lotus Position08/22/2017
    32:07
  164. 172.
    271- The Great Dismal Swamp08/15/2017
    28:33
  165. 173.
    270- The Stethoscope08/09/2017
    23:18
  166. 174.
    269- Ways of Hearing08/01/2017
    41:42
  167. 175.
    268- El Gordo07/25/2017
    26:59
  168. 176.
    267- The Trials of Dan and Dave07/18/2017
    56:24
  169. 177.
    266- Repackaging the Pill07/11/2017
    21:58
  170. 178.
    265- The Pool and the Stream07/04/2017
    34:41
  171. 179.
    264- Mexico 6806/27/2017
    26:04
  172. 180.
    263- You Should Do a Story06/20/2017
    29:44
  173. 181.
    262- In the Same Ballpark06/13/2017
    28:51
  174. 182.
    Intro to a new Roman Mars podcast: What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law06/08/2017
    13:22
  175. 183.
    199- The Yin and Yang of Basketball06/07/2017
    23:46
  176. 184.
    261- Squatters of the Lower East Side05/30/2017
    27:05
  177. 185.
    260- New Jersey05/23/2017
    23:20
  178. 186.
    259- This Is Chance: Anchorwoman of the Great Alaska Earthquake05/16/2017
    31:19
  179. 187.
    258- The Modern Necropolis05/09/2017
    21:44
  180. 188.
    257- Reversing the Grid05/02/2017
    29:36
  181. 189.
    256- Sounds Natural04/18/2017
    26:49
  182. 190.
    255- The Architect of Hollywood04/11/2017
    23:54
  183. 191.
    254- Containers04/04/2017
    34:35
  184. 192.
    253- Manzanar03/28/2017
    28:03
  185. 193.
    252- The Falling of the Lenins03/21/2017
    27:01
  186. 194.
    251- Negative Space: Logo Design with Michael Bierut03/14/2017
    48:43
  187. 195.
    250- State (Sanctuary, Part 2)03/08/2017
    32:04
  188. 196.
    249- Church (Sanctuary, Part 1)02/28/2017
    30:49
  189. 197.
    248- Atom in the Garden of Eden02/21/2017
    22:04
  190. 198.
    247- Usonia the Beautiful02/15/2017
    22:48
  191. 199.
    246- Usonia 102/07/2017
    28:46
  192. 200.
    245- The Eponymist02/01/2017
    32:06

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