WNYC listener Julie Bayley grew up watching daytime talk shows to catch comics like Rodney Dangerfield. But there weren't any comedians like her: female and black.
Then Bayley saw Whoopi Goldberg in her one-woman show on Broadway.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Marco Werman at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Marco met with a couple of attendees from Japan and spoke to them about the tragedy and nuclear crisis unfolding in their country.
Listen Stephen Vitiello is a composer and sound artist. In 1999, he worked in a studio on the 91st floor of the World Trade Center. For six months he recorded the noises of the building and its surroundings.