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What inspired comic artist Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Wilson Pickett and “Luke Cage” showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker.
This is the home of America’s aspirations and its deepest contradictions.
When art is dirty ... and dirt is arty.
A revolutionary Public Enemy album turns 30, the history of protest art and the “Nancy” comics reboot.
The strange, creative influence of Florida.
The Ray Bradbury novel’s new relevance, plus the making of a Bowie mashup and “American Animals” director Bart Layton.
How do you memorialize a war that was more tragic than triumphant? Inscribed with the name of every fallen soldier, Maya Lin’s granite wall became a sacred place for veterans.
How Jim Henson brought the Muppets to life.
How pets inspire and confound us.
Women who create stories about what it means to be a mother now.
Arts, Culture & Media
December 23, 2000
December 12, 2000
Through the rhythms of verse, Buzz Potter recalls a transient life on the rails. Produced by Steve Nelson.
A profile of photographer O. Winston Link, who captured the romance and beauty of steam engine trains during the final years of the Norfolk and Western Line. Produced by Karen Frillman.
Model train enthusiast Jay Duke describes his passion for the miniature railroad. Produced by Leital Molad.
December 09, 2000
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