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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.
    A Life Update from Musician Ben Sollee01/24/2019
    20:54
  2. 2.
    Writer Minda Honey on relationship advice and the very best rice cooker01/10/2019
    39:03
  3. 3.
    Civil rights attorney Dan Canon is still a musician at heart12/13/2018
    40:39
  4. 4.
    Poet Maggie Smith, author of "Good Bones," finds freedom after viral success11/29/2018
    40:45
  5. 5.
    Checking in with Emily McCay11/22/2018
    19:35
  6. 6.
    Gilda Wabbit, the opera-singing drag queen from Kentucky11/15/2018
    36:54
  7. 7.
    Mindy Thomas wants to WOW you with her tiny hands11/01/2018
    34:42
  8. 8.
    Playwright Idris Goodwin on Cassius Clay, Alice Waters, and Frankenstein10/18/2018
    37:46
  1. 9.
    Murder By Death's Adam Turla Likes Being At Home10/04/2018
    35:40
  2. 10.
    How to give away your most valued possession, with writer and meditation teacher Susan Piver09/20/2018
    43:56
  3. 11.
    Physicist, psychoanalyst, and Holocaust survivor Izio Rosenman 09/06/2018
    38:58
  4. 12.
    Quick update: new episodes coming Sept. 6!08/24/2018
    0:38
  5. 13.
    Don't try to shop for "Bullseye" host Jesse Thorn05/31/2018
    41:54
  6. 14.
    Angela Davis Knits Her Life Together05/24/2018
    35:08
  7. 15.
    School librarian Lindsy Serrano isn't judging you05/17/2018
    36:43
  8. 16.
    Writer Leesa Cross-Smith is Quietly Radical05/10/2018
    36:42
  9. 17.
    Musician Joe Henry makes coffee for everybody05/03/2018
    39:58
  10. 18.
    Manoush Zomorodi of "Note to Self" tells you why she still wears a watch.04/26/2018
    37:08
  11. 19.
    Mark Schultz, Playwright and Priest, on the Music of Theatre04/19/2018
    40:10
  12. 20.
    Pomegranates and Ginger with Chef Anoosh Shariat04/12/2018
    42:04
  13. 21.
    Cigar Boxes and a Jar of Marbles with Claude Stephens (Episode 58)03/14/2018
    33:19
  14. 22.
    Benny Goodman, A Painted Pith Helmet, and the Theatrics of Religion with Vin Scelsa (Episode 57)03/07/2018
    46:44
  15. 23.
    Tattoos, Social Work, and Family with Disability Activist Amanda Stahl (Episode 56)02/28/2018
    42:58
  16. 24.
    Haitian Music, A Wedding Ring, and a Grammy with Musician Dan Zanes (Episode 55)02/21/2018
    34:42
  17. 25.
    Biking, Technology, and Our Place in the Universe with Conductor Teddy Abrams (Episode 54)02/15/2018
    43:09
  18. 26.
    Body Image, Orchids, and Rescue Dogs with Angie Fenton (Episode 53)02/07/2018
    41:27
  19. 27.
    Magic, Music, and the Sunny Side of the Bay with Brett Schneider (Episode 52)01/31/2018
    36:11
  20. 28.
    Episode 51: Author Frank Bill on Martial Arts, Inspiration, and Raccoons01/24/2018
    38:27
  21. 29.
    Episode 50: Writer Hannah Drake on Family, Taking Chances, and Picking Cotton01/18/2018
    41:15
  22. 30.
    Episode 49: Inmate Actor James Prichard on Shakespeare, Friendship and Regret01/11/2018
    49:30
  23. 31.
    Episode 48: "Ask Me Another" Host Ophira Eisenberg on Parenting, Orchids, and Snow Globes12/14/2017
    36:42
  24. 32.
    Episode 47: Writer Kayla Rae Whitaker on Imposter Syndrome, Pencils, and Peanuts12/07/2017
    36:37
  25. 33.
    Episode 46: Kentucky Poet Laureate Frederick Smock on Fossils, Travel, and Paying Attention11/30/2017
    38:04
  26. 34.
    Holiday Rebroadcast: Pastor Joe Phelps on Loss, Family, and Bruce Springsteen11/23/2017
    40:10
  27. 35.
    Episode 45: Fred Johnson on Shakespeare, Running, and PTSD11/15/2017
    47:48
  28. 36.
    Episode 44: Writer Amy Bammel Wilding on Goddesses and Community11/08/2017
    39:07
  29. 37.
    Episode 43: Writer Victor LaValle on Comic Books, Metallica, and Malcolm X11/02/2017
    43:55
  30. 38.
    Episode 42: Dawn Howard on Political Transformations and Facing Fears10/26/2017
    42:55
  31. 39.
    Episode 41: Actress Reshma Shetty on Hard Work, Motherhood, and a Stuffed Penguin10/18/2017
    43:52
  32. 40.
    Episode 40: NPR's Sam Sanders on Trying New Things and Being a Grownup10/12/2017
    41:20
  33. 41.
    Episode 39: Lebowski Fest Founder Will Russell On Loss, Monsters, And Bowling09/20/2017
    47:03
  34. 42.
    Episode 38: Opera Singer Christine Brewer On Being Prepared — Or Not09/13/2017
    40:34
  35. 43.
    Episode 37: Musician Ben Sollee on Polaroids, Coffee, and the Legend of Zelda09/07/2017
    47:59
  36. 44.
    Episode 36: Baker Tom Edwards on Self-Reliance and Beets08/30/2017
    23:44
  37. 45.
    Episode 35: Actor Teresa Willis On Marriage, Ambition, And Her Very Famous Cousin08/24/2017
    40:06
  38. 46.
    Episode 34: Author Patrick Wensink On Gorillas And Creative Resilience08/17/2017
    35:08
  39. 47.
    Episode 33: Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio08/10/2017
    38:14
  40. 48.
    Episode 32: Writer Tasha Golden On Secret Diaries And Changing Paths08/03/2017
    44:03
  41. 49.
    Episode 31: Five Things: Writer Silas House On Tea, 'The Waltons,' And Social Justice07/27/2017
    42:15
  42. 50.
    Episode 30: 'Diaper Fairy' Emily McCay On Resilience And Glitter Wings07/20/2017
    35:21
  43. 51.
    Episode 29: Teacher Diane Downs On Music, Confidence, And Mowing The Lawn07/13/2017
    39:51
  44. 52.
    Episode 28: Renee Murphy on Scrapbooks, TV News, and Natural Hair07/06/2017
    36:09
  45. 53.
    Episode 27: Writer Shannon Stocker on Risk and Pain06/01/2017
    39:05
  46. 54.
    Episode 26: Shakespeare Director Matt Wallace on Putting On a Show05/25/2017
    38:51
  47. 55.
    Episode 25: Dennis Ledford and His Vintage Life05/18/2017
    42:12
  48. 56.
    Episode 24: Pastor Joe Phelps on Connection, Loss, and Springsteen05/11/2017
    40:15
  49. 57.
    Episode 23: A Life in the Circus with Anne Miller05/04/2017
    35:20
  50. 58.
    Episode 22: Marybeth Legler on River Life, Intuitive Cooking, and a Golden Unicorn04/27/2017
    39:07
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    Episode 21: Writer Anne Bogel on Coffee, Jane Austen, and Good Walking Shoes04/20/2017
    35:27
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    Episode 20: Air Guitar Champ Matt Burns on "Bill & Ted," Video Games, and Ukeleles04/13/2017
    38:58
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    Episode 19: Larry Muhammad on Writing, Working Out, and Kentucky Black History04/06/2017
    39:06
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    Episode 18: Curator Aldy Milliken on Art, Living Abroad, and the Perfect Sarong03/30/2017
    41:19
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    Episode 17: Writer Dave Henry On Dylan, Softball And Madonna03/22/2017
    32:28
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    Episode 16: Andy Beshear on Family, Purpose and Power03/16/2017
    41:31
  57. 65.
    Episode 15: Tracy Clayton on Family, Identity, and Mall Jewelry03/09/2017
    1:05:35
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    Episode 14: Musician Amy Helm on Records, Coffee, and Learning From the Greats02/23/2017
    32:45
  59. 67.
    Episode 13: Robert Curran on Time, Generosity, and iPhone Addiction02/16/2017
    36:54
  60. 68.
    Episode 12: Theo Edmonds of Ideas xLab on How to Heal the World02/09/2017
    42:17
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    Episode 11: Judi Jennings on Feminism, Walking, and Temple Elephants02/02/2017
    40:54
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    Episode 10: Kevlen Goodner on Malcolm X, Star Wars, and Fab 5 Freddy01/26/2017
    41:46
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    Episode 9: Jim White on Guitars, Bicycles, and Magical Puppets01/19/2017
    45:10
  64. 72.
    Episode 8: Kathleen Driskell on Death, Mothering, and a Green Bike01/12/2017
    15:11
  65. 73.
    Episode 7: John Yarmuth on Baseball, Watergate, and a Spiritual Necktie01/05/2017
    49:58
  66. 74.
    A Quick Update from Five Things12/28/2016
    1:06
  67. 75.
    Episode 6: Karina Barillas on Resilience, Confidence, and Finding Home11/10/2016
    33:22
  68. 76.
    Episode 5: Darrell Scott on Honky Tonks, Tattoos, and a Secret Memoir11/03/2016
    42:52
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    Episode 4: Tori Murden McClure on Snow Boots, Kindergarten, and Muhammad Ali10/27/2016
    33:10
  70. 78.
    Episode 3: Wendy Whelan on Pointe Shoes, Wedding Bands, and a Very Special Cat10/20/2016
    35:33
  71. 79.
    Episode 2: Kevin Smokler on Pens, LPs, and '80s Movies10/13/2016
    30:17
  72. 80.
    Episode 1: Jecorey "1200" Arthur10/06/2016
    36:01
  73. 81.
    Coming Soon: 'Five Things,' A New Podcast From 89.3 WFPL09/30/2016
    4:00

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