Five Things

By Louisville Public Media

How do the objects we love define us? What can we learn from the things we treasure? And how can we discover a life story through those objects? Five Things, from 89.3 WFPL and Louisville Public Media, explores those questions and more. +

  1. 1.
    Musician Clarence Bucaro has a two-person book club... with his mom
    45:25
  2. 2.
    A Life Update from (Pastor) Joe Phelps
    25:27
  3. 3.
    NYC Doorman Mario Landa Loves Tattoos and Tatooine
    44:13
  4. 4.
    A Life Update from Musician Ben Sollee
    20:54
  5. 5.
    Writer Minda Honey on relationship advice and the very best rice cooker
    39:43
  6. 6.
    Civil rights attorney Dan Canon is still a musician at heart
    41:40
  7. 7.
    Poet Maggie Smith, author of "Good Bones," finds freedom after viral success
    41:59
  8. 8.
    Checking in with Emily McCay
    19:35
  1. 9.
    Gilda Wabbit, the opera-singing drag queen from Kentucky
    36:54
  2. 10.
    Mindy Thomas wants to WOW you with her tiny hands
    34:42
  3. 11.
    Playwright Idris Goodwin on Cassius Clay, Alice Waters, and Frankenstein
    37:46
  4. 12.
    Murder By Death's Adam Turla Likes Being At Home
    35:40
  5. 13.
    How to give away your most valued possession, with writer and meditation teacher Susan Piver
    44:59
  6. 14.
    Physicist, psychoanalyst, and Holocaust survivor Izio Rosenman
    38:58
  7. 15.
    Quick update: new episodes coming Sept. 6!
    1:50
  8. 16.
    Don't try to shop for "Bullseye" host Jesse Thorn
    42:47
  9. 17.
    Angela Davis Knits Her Life Together
    36:18
  10. 18.
    School librarian Lindsy Serrano isn't judging you
    37:41
  11. 19.
    Writer Leesa Cross-Smith is Quietly Radical
    37:43
  12. 20.
    Musician Joe Henry makes coffee for everybody
    39:58
  13. 21.
    Manoush Zomorodi of "Note to Self" tells you why she still wears a watch.
    37:08
  14. 22.
    Mark Schultz, Playwright and Priest, on the Music of Theatre
    41:22
  15. 23.
    Pomegranates and Ginger with Chef Anoosh Shariat
    43:02
  16. 24.
    Cigar Boxes and a Jar of Marbles with Claude Stephens (Episode 58)
    34:19
  17. 25.
    Benny Goodman, A Painted Pith Helmet, and the Theatrics of Religion with Vin Scelsa (Episode 57)
    47:37
  18. 26.
    Tattoos, Social Work, and Family with Disability Activist Amanda Stahl (Episode 56)
    44:08
  19. 27.
    Haitian Music, A Wedding Ring, and a Grammy with Musician Dan Zanes (Episode 55)
    35:39
  20. 28.
    Biking, Technology, and Our Place in the Universe with Conductor Teddy Abrams (Episode 54)
    43:09
  21. 29.
    Body Image, Orchids, and Rescue Dogs with Angie Fenton (Episode 53)
    41:27
  22. 30.
    Magic, Music, and the Sunny Side of the Bay with Brett Schneider (Episode 52)
    37:05
  23. 31.
    Episode 51: Author Frank Bill on Martial Arts, Inspiration, and Raccoons
    38:27
  24. 32.
    Episode 50: Writer Hannah Drake on Family, Taking Chances, and Picking Cotton
    41:15
  25. 33.
    Episode 49: Inmate Actor James Prichard on Shakespeare, Friendship and Regret
    49:30
  26. 34.
    Episode 48: "Ask Me Another" Host Ophira Eisenberg on Parenting, Orchids, and Snow Globes
    37:45
  27. 35.
    Episode 47: Writer Kayla Rae Whitaker on Imposter Syndrome, Pencils, and Peanuts
    37:47
  28. 36.
    Episode 46: Kentucky Poet Laureate Frederick Smock on Fossils, Travel, and Paying Attention
    38:04
  29. 37.
    Holiday Rebroadcast: Pastor Joe Phelps on Loss, Family, and Bruce Springsteen
    41:04
  30. 38.
    Episode 45: Fred Johnson on Shakespeare, Running, and PTSD
    48:51
  31. 39.
    Episode 44: Writer Amy Bammel Wilding on Goddesses and Community
    40:10
  32. 40.
    Episode 43: Writer Victor LaValle on Comic Books, Metallica, and Malcolm X
    44:53
  33. 41.
    Episode 42: Dawn Howard on Political Transformations and Facing Fears
    42:55
  34. 42.
    Episode 41: Actress Reshma Shetty on Hard Work, Motherhood, and a Stuffed Penguin
    43:52
  35. 43.
    Episode 40: NPR's Sam Sanders on Trying New Things and Being a Grownup
    41:20
  36. 44.
    Episode 39: Lebowski Fest Founder Will Russell On Loss, Monsters, And Bowling
    47:03
  37. 45.
    Episode 38: Opera Singer Christine Brewer On Being Prepared — Or Not
    41:21
  38. 46.
    Episode 37: Musician Ben Sollee on Polaroids, Coffee, and the Legend of Zelda
    47:59
  39. 47.
    Episode 36: Baker Tom Edwards on Self-Reliance and Beets
    24:42
  40. 48.
    Episode 35: Actor Teresa Willis On Marriage, Ambition, And Her Very Famous Cousin
    41:09
  41. 49.
    Episode 34: Author Patrick Wensink On Gorillas And Creative Resilience
    36:11
  42. 50.
    Episode 33: Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio
    38:14

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