Episodes

Oct. 7, 2021

The Garden

Everyone had their own experience last year—this was mine. We like many planted a garden. It was brought about by stillness and h…

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Sept. 23, 2021

The Pen Pal

Jakob gets an email from a police officer in Germany asking to be his penpal and says yes. What followed next was a intimate cult…

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Dec. 18, 2020

IM GOD Neighbors Presents: Middle Of Everywhere

Today we present a new podcast from WKMS in Murray Kentucky called Middle Of Everywhere—Big stories from the small places we call…

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Dec. 4, 2020

I Am Not Your Enemy

This episode I do something I have never done in the entire history of the show. I just interview someone. No story. I interview …

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Nov. 13, 2020

The Coronabride

Coping with the pandemic, the election, really anything in 2020—it can come in waves. Sometimes after a big milestone happens, li…

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Oct. 30, 2020

The Joy Of Chickens

Cynthia Capers used to be a nurse but she chose to get out of that life and teach herself how to be a farmer. This piece was orig…

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Oct. 16, 2020

Finding My Parents

Having heard stories about the country he only lived in for the first year of his life, producer Jakob Lewis goes back to Frankfu…

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Oct. 2, 2020

Finding Stephanie

One woman searches for a serial panhandler and the answer to what to do when someone asks you for money. Story produced by Tasha…

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Sept. 11, 2020

Nashville's Sister City

In the historic city of Magdeburg, Germany, there is a “Johnny Cash”-themed country music festival called Nashville Days – comple…

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Aug. 28, 2020

Leaving The Du Barry

According to a July study from the Pew Research Center, around 3% of Americans have moved because of COVID-19, many of them adult…

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Aug. 14, 2020

The Hadley Park Line Dancers

Meet Joann Jones. She's 79 years old, and she loves to dance. So, she helped start a line dancing class for senior citizens at th…

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July 31, 2020

Neighbors presents: Resettled

For this episode Neighbors is presenting an episode from the show Resettled from VPM: Not a lot of teens are excited about being…

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July 17, 2020

Sunday Night Soul

Nashville, Tenn., aka Music City, has thrown a lot of money at its own tourism industry. But if you walk country music’s famed Br…

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June 13, 2020

Listening, Learning, Taking Action

A list of resources to learn from this moment so it's not just a moment. We recommend this course, the 7 Day Anti Racism Challen…

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May 22, 2020

The Race Horses Of The Sky

Today we’re giving you a break from all things Covid and we’re entering into the intriguing and competitive world of pigeon racin…

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May 8, 2020

How Long Is The Dark?

In August of 2017 Neighbors co-host Jakob and his wife Catherine got to witness a total solar eclipse from inside an orchard owne…

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April 24, 2020

The Tree

When a Nashville man named Robert was young, no one seemed to care that he didn’t know how to read. As he got older, lack of lite…

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April 10, 2020

The Stuttering Paradox

"The Stuttering Paradox" is the story of a Nashville musician who saw stuttering as his greatest flaw. After trying to "fix" it h…

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March 27, 2020

Pay Attention

This episode is an artful exploration of Neighbors' year of hiatus in which host Jakob Lewis had a son and put on a performance a…

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March 24, 2020

Staying Sane And Connected: Calls From Our Neighbors

We put out a call last week to listeners and friends across the globe who are in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked…

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March 17, 2020

Let's Stay Connected

Hi there! Neighbors Season 7 officially launches March 27th, but we thought everyone could use some connection today. We want to…

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Dec. 5, 2019

Neighbors is coming back! Season 7 trailer

When Jakob signed off of his last episode he said he was taking a hiatus of an undetermined length. The open endedness of that de…

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Dec. 4, 2018

The Hero's Journey

The town of Harrenheim is mysteriously out of water, yet its reservoir is full. The Heroes’ Guild summons four of its bravest to …

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Nov. 21, 2018

My Grandma's A Spy

What happens when you want to learn more about your cultural heritage and find out that your grandma was a spy? 80-year-old Sara …

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