Episodes

Oct. 23, 2018

Dispatches From A Pub In Belfast

Jakob's on the road and wants to let you know why.

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Oct. 9, 2018

The Distressed Comedian

A stand-up comedian's inauguration-day tweet led to death threats. Fearing for his life he uprooted from New York to settle in Te…

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Sept. 25, 2018

Before I Could Give Her The Ring

Fighting wildfires is dangerous work. But to a 20 year old Jakob Lewis the work was all fun and games—at first.

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Sept. 11, 2018

Queen Of The Kitchen

An immigrant restaurateur, Elizabeth Martinez, struggles to make it in America, when the person she came to the U.S. with betrays…

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Aug. 28, 2018

Chimes, A Shrine, And a Cabinet Shop: Listener Questions Elicit Surpr…

Jakob breaks from his usual format to sit down with his editor Mack Linebaugh and answer your questions.

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Aug. 14, 2018

The Dog Trap, Part 2

When Joel Rice, a naturally bookish kid was younger he wanted nothing more than to be a pro skater like his heroes, Christian Hos…

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Aug. 7, 2018

The Dog Trap, Part 1

When Joel Rice, a naturally bookish kid was younger he wanted nothing more than to be a pro skater like his heroes, Christian Hos…

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May 22, 2018

Bonus: Miso And Dejan React

Jakob gets a rare chance to hear what his guests think of how they're portrayed as Miso and Dejan, the subjects of “Miso’s Brothe…

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May 8, 2018

Red State Mama

Marlo Mack has a young transgender daughter. She met another woman named Debi Jackson who has a very similar parenting story to h…

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April 24, 2018

Our Father

Jakob issues himself a challenge to redo the first story he ever made about Father Thomas, a priest. Thomas visits people on thei…

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April 12, 2018

Miso's Brother

When a Bosnian refugee visits the grave of his infant brother he is comforted by his best friend—the brother he ended up with ins…

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March 27, 2018

The Baker's Son

Sam Tucker is passionate about baking and doesn’t like to ever compromise on ingredients, but there’s one thing that’s standing i…

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March 13, 2018

The Sister's Gift

When Katie Cooley found out her brother needed a kidney transplant, she volunteered without hesitation—despite not being super cl…

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Feb. 27, 2018

Matt Got Shot: Part 3 or The Fabric We're All In

In the final chapter of the Neighbors mini-series “Matt Got Shot,” we visit the woman whose security camera captured the footage …

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Feb. 13, 2018

Matt Got Shot: Part 2

In Part 2 of the Neighbors mini-series “Matt Got Shot,” we explore the reality of the trauma of getting shot: first to Matt’s bod…

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Jan. 30, 2018

Matt Got Shot: Part 1

It was inauguration day 2017 when Nashville singer-songwriter Matt Lovell was ambushed while sitting in his car — and then shot i…

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Jan. 16, 2018

The Manifestor

Katherine Tisha Wilson is not your typical fitness instructor...

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Jan. 11, 2018

Season 5 trailer (launches January 16th)

Neighbors is back with the deepest dive into people's lives yet.

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Sept. 19, 2017

The Language Learner

As Myanmar aka Burma is going through a humanitarian crisis Neighbors brings an update to the story of a man who fled the region …

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Sept. 6, 2017

The Tuba Man

producer Jakob Lewis walks up to a guy playing a sousaphone in a tunnel and did not expect what he found.

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Aug. 15, 2017

The Digger

Whit Hill digs up items she finds with a metal detector — Civil War bullets, forgotten toys, old coins. Her treasures, and the so…

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Aug. 1, 2017

Shine Service

Robert Person Sr. — Percy, as he’s known — has been shining shoes for 70 years. He started around age 10 and now, at 80, continue…

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July 18, 2017

Childhood's End

Prepare to be embedded into a gaggle of neighborhood kids, playing at the peak of summer. Producer Erica Heilman from the always-…

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July 4, 2017

The Fighter

Wayne cherishes his independence. And having had ALS for 33 years, he has to fight for it everyday. But his disease is only one o…

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