99% Invisible

Fridays at 7:44am & 4:45pm

99% Invisible is a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world. The 99% Invisible podcast recently reached #2 in the iTunes rankings for all podcasts, as well as #1 in both the Arts and Design categories. Roman Mars is also the host, producer and program director of Public Radio Remix from PRX. 

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1:35pm

Fri April 24, 2015
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: Unbuilt

"From Call Building to Oakland City Hall in 5 Minutes” from the California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibiliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside.
Courtesy of The Urbanist.

On the April 24, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible:

There is an allure to unbuilt structures: the utopian, futuristic transports; the impossibly tall skyscrapers; even the horrible highways. They all capture our imagination with what could have been.

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1:27pm

Fri April 17, 2015
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: The Arsenal of Exclusion

The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion

On the April 17, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible:

Cities are great. They have movement, activity and diversity. But go to any city and it’s pretty clear, a place can be diverse without really being integrated. This segregation isn’t accidental.

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10:12am

Fri April 10, 2015
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: In and out of LOVE

On the April 10, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible:

Though its official name is JFK Plaza, the open space near Philadelphia’s City Hall is more commonly known as LOVE Park, after the Robert Indiana sculpture installed there. 

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2:20pm

Fri April 3, 2015

7:19am

Fri March 27, 2015
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: Queue Theory

On the March 27, 2-15 edition of 99% Invisible:

In the US, it’s called a line.  In Canada, it’s often referred to as a line-up.  Pretty much everywhere else, it’s known as a queue.

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