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1. S-Town: Chapter I

S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.

2. What the CBO Sees Ahead for the GOP Health Care Bill

An analysis of the Republican health care bill was released Monday by the Congressional Budget Office, offering best estimates on cost, coverage and other issues. Among the takeaways are that 24 million fewer people would be insured after a decade, and it would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to take a look at the numbers.

3. Zapping Your Brain to Bliss

Can brain stimulation tech replace your glass of wine? Or your joint? We strap a digital potato chip to our heads, and zap our brains with electricity, in the name of science. And we accidentally over-chill.

4. Can We Really Stop Terror?

What does it mean to be human in the 21st century? In this first show I speak with Dr Brad Evans about how the liberation of prejudice and emergence of a politics of hate and division has led to the the normalisation of violence and in turn to perpetual ‘terror'.

5. Wordz

Joanna Coles, Adriana Trigiani, and Maeve Higgins. The Hearst Magazines executive, novelist, and comedian delve into the written — or spoken, or programmed, or texted — word.

6. Can we control computers with our dreams?

Lucid dreaming is the ability to realize you're dreaming then take control of that dream

7. Jen Kirkman: Bad Therapy, Good Therapy, and Nuclear Invasion

Before she was a successful LA comic with a new Netflix special, Jen Kirkman was a somewhat confused kid growing up in Boston. Hear how she got screwed up by nuclear war anxiety, found her calling in comedy, and ultimately learned to leverage her creativity and imagination to take on depression and anxiety.

8. A Word of Hope

The night can be a desperate and lonely place. Fortunately, there’s a group of people who make it their mission to bring comfort and hope to people in the night.

9. Lydia the Great White shark 'just kept swimming' for 36,000 miles

Lydia, a Great White with a Twitter account and a cult following, has traveled the length of the Earth's circumference.

10. Bonobo - Break Apart (feat. Rhye)

Simon Green is a producer and DJ who’s been making music under the name Bonobo since 2000. In January 2017 he released his sixth studio album, Migration. For the song “Break Apart," he enlisted Rhye to add vocals, and in this episode, the two of them tell the story of how the track came together. songexploder.net/bonobo

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