The Spot

Thursdays at 5:30pm

The Spot is KALW’s weekly showcase for the best in public radio podcasts, including 99% Invisible, Blank on Blank, Destination DIY, Everything Sounds, Fugitive Waves from the Kitchen Sisters, Life of the Law, The Memory Palace, One with Farai, Radio Ambulante, the Stanford Storytelling Project, The State We're In, Theory of Everything, Tiny Spark, and Youth Radio.

If you listen to a great public radio podcast you think belongs on The Spot, please e-mail thespot@kalw.org.  Thanks!

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6:10pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot: Melodic Noise

Flickr user wwiggins, Creative Commons

6:01pm

Thu October 16, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot: Taking a Chance

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

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9:11pm

Thu October 9, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot: Curious Pinball

Marble Queen at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda
Katie Mingle, 99% Invisible

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

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5:30pm

Thu October 2, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot: Lost Songs

Afi's grandmother (the ultra-adorable one on the left)
Afi Odelia Scruggs

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

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7:28am

Thu September 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot: Holdouts + Joke-Stealers

  

99% Invisible: “Holdout”  Around 2005, a Seattle neighborhood called Ballard started to see unprecedented growth.  Developers offered a woman named Edith Macefield $750,000 for her small house.  Macefield turned down the money, and developers went ahead and enveloped her house on three sides with a shopping mall.

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