Episodes

June 20, 2017

The Role of a Lifetime

When Denice Hicks has to step unexpectedly into the role of King Lear, in some ways, she’s doing what she’s always done: living l…

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May 30, 2017

The Party Planners

Two friends started examining their hometown through the lens of race and ended up throwing a party.

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May 16, 2017

Dave, The Weather Nut

Dave has no meteorology degree, but posts dense and poetic weather reports on Facebook where he’s grown quite a following.

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May 2, 2017

The Funeral Director

Bethany embalmed bodies for a living, but she couldn’t help but empathize with every corpse she worked on, seeing her job as one …

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April 18, 2017

Every Breath Is Precious

Hannah has a rare genetic disorder that causes her to stop breathing when she goes to sleep. She wears a ventilator at night. How…

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April 4, 2017

The Oregon Trailblazer

In 2011, Rinker Buck crossed the Oregon Trail — yes, that Oregon Trail — in a covered wagon pulled by a team of mules. He travele…

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March 31, 2017

Season 4 Starts April 4, New Episode Every Two Weeks

Hey Everyone, a new season of Neighbors starts Tuesday April 4th. Tell your friends, tell your family, the party starts Tuesday. …

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Dec. 27, 2016

A Musical Recovery

The season 3 finale is a little different. It is a personal story of Jakob’s told by taking a musical journey all around Nashvill…

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Dec. 8, 2016

The Ordinary Radicals

In 1969, Leroy and Gloria Griffith got married in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It would have been an ordinary event, except that they …

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Nov. 22, 2016

The High Five Revisted

Two men walk over a mile once a week just to give each other a high five. It's a seemingly meaningless act, but one that can take…

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Nov. 11, 2016

Barbershop Duet, Part Two - Stephen

Like part one, this is a story of a barber who followed an unlikely path to the grooming profession. Stephen Mason's journey took…

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Sept. 9, 2016

The Grave of Rosa Mary Dean

On a rainy night in 1949, a young woman arrived by train in Franklin, Tennessee, and walked off into the night. The next morning,…

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Aug. 4, 2016

Honoring Wishes

We want to do right by the people we care about. But sometimes, honoring someone's wishes can put us at odds with social norms, o…

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July 7, 2016

The Fence Jumper

Most people might think it’s not worth the trouble to intervene in someone else's life. But in this episode of Neighbors, we get …

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May 19, 2016

The Genius Improviser

Michael Kearney is a genius — he holds the Guinness World Record for being the youngest person to graduate from college, at age 1…

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April 22, 2016

The Language Learner

We meet Gin Thawng. The 66-year old is a refugee from Burma living in a Nashville apartment with his ailing wife, a baby grandson…

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March 29, 2016

This is Not a Love Song

What keeps you up at night? For some, it's the shape-shifting song of a mockingbird outside the bedroom window. It turns out, not…

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March 15, 2016

The Tuba Man

It's an odd scene: A man, playing a sousaphone, stands inside a tunnel on a busy Nashville road during rush hour. Is he crazy, di…

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March 1, 2016

The Baker's Son

Sam Tucker is a gifted baker, but the one thing that is his greatest passion just might put his family in danger. With the premie…

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Dec. 23, 2015

Grinching

BONUS EPISODE

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Dec. 17, 2015

The Fool

A story of how one clown turns his sorrow into connection. Some music by Podington Bear Editors: Tally Abecassis and Rob McGinley…

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Oct. 16, 2015

The High Five

Why do two grown men walk a mile and a half every week, rain or shine, to give each other a high five? Editors: Bailey Robbins, R…

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Sept. 10, 2015

These Things Is Miracles

Today we feature a story from the podcast Anxious Machine called "These Things Is Miracles." What happens when a woman refuses to…

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