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Tag: Radiolab

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When I look at a tree I always wonder about the stories it holds – the good times, the bad times, the secrets and the kisses shared under it’s branches.  How do you find out more about a tree? Maybe the secrets will remain untold, but we can find out parts of the story of […]

P E R S O N

According to the bio on her website, Tania Ketenjian is a journalist, documentarian and sound artist – but she is also a connector, an observer, a collector of stories, and so much more. She is editor in chief of The [Un]Observed, a radio magazine of “candid conversations and explorations, works in sound and produced pieces […]

T H I N G

I recently heard an episode on Radiolab about memory and forgetting that I loved. The episode replaces outdated metaphors for memory (file cabinet, hard drive) with an updated understanding of memory formation as a creative process through which some elements are sharpened, others leveled, and some lost. Quote: “The act of remembering – on a […]

A N I M A L

Thinking about our relationship to words (written and spoken), the ways they function inside and outside of our minds, and how they connect us to each other. Listen to this.

A N I M A L

Lucy Temerlin was a chimpanzee raised as a human child by psychotherapist and professor Maurice Temerlin and his wife, Jane. Lucy had a kitty, drank gin, and communicated with sign language. She was released to a chimpanzee rehabilitation center in Gambia at the age of 12. For years, Lucy was unable to relate to the other chimps in the rehabilitation […]