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In Twenty Years
15 minutes | Feb 24, 2016
My Grandmomme is my hero. She’s a hero to many.
5 minutes | Jan 5, 2016
See that word? Up there? How much do you actually know about it? That’s what this episode is about. Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher.
10 minutes | Dec 2, 2015
Why do people run miles and miles and miles in bad weather for T-shirts and badly designed medals? And when they think they cannot run any farther, what makes them continue to run? In this episode, we answer those questions with (some) science and (some) stories. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
24 minutes | Nov 10, 2015
Gina Ann Cowley for the defense, Your Honor
This is the story of how one woman lost her life’s work—her dream—and then fought like hell to get it back. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
8 minutes | Oct 28, 2015
Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet (The Halloween Episode)
“Did you listen to the Halloween episode?” “Yup.” “It’s made up, right?” “I hope so.” Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
12 minutes | Oct 22, 2015
Netflix and Chill
What do you actually know about Netflix? And, more importantly, what does it know about you? Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
10 minutes | Oct 7, 2015
How to Steal the Eiffel Tower
Victor Lustig did it. In this episode, we tell you how. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
5 minutes | Sep 22, 2015
Just Like You
Here are eight stories in five minutes about people who were just like you and now are widely known for only doing what they love. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
5 minutes | Sep 8, 2015
How He Lived
This is the story of a man who was more than the story of his death. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
8 minutes | Sep 2, 2015
The Business of College Football Scheduling
This is why it costs the University of Oklahoma $1 million to play a football game with the University of Akron this Saturday. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
10 minutes | Aug 25, 2015
Teacher of the Year
Shawn Sheehan was crowned Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, and he’s exactly the kind of person who should be. Listen on iTunes on Stitcher.
10 minutes | Aug 18, 2015
Since everyone is going back to school this week, I thought an episode about law school would be nice. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
8 minutes | Aug 11, 2015
In March 2012, a collegiate swimmer died in a pool just days after leading his team to a national championship. The manner in which he died, left me and many others asking how and why. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
4 minutes | Aug 4, 2015
Lead, Conflict, Climax, Conclusion, Resolution
I wanted to tell a story about story structure. Thanks to my wife, Lizzie, who made this story pop. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
3 minutes | Jul 28, 2015
I wanted to know how nachos came to be a food we all know, and we all love. Thanks to my executive producer Ron for his extra help with this one. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
9 minutes | Jul 21, 2015
Mike Garrett’s Growth
Former USC athletic director Mike Garrett continues to grow at a small college in rural Oklahoma. His path was jump-started by a high school principal who showed he cared about Garrett.
15 minutes | Jul 19, 2015
A Beat Writer’s Break
I found someone who had obtained his Yankees job before his 25th birthday. So, naturally, I wanted to know that person’s story. His name is Jason Kersey, and the short answer to how he ended covering OU football for The Oklahoman is simple: He worked his ass off. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
10 minutes | Jul 14, 2015
Cheryl Miller’s Mom
To some, Cheryl Miller is still known as the greatest women’s basketball player of all-time. To others, she’s one of the best sideline reporters to ever do it. I found her to simply be her mother’s daughter. BONUS: A magazine story I wrote about Miller.
6 minutes | Jul 13, 2015
I had some questions about the Confederate flag, and I thought you might want to know the answers I found. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
9 minutes | Jul 8, 2015
This episode is all about language and how we use it, but it started with a basic question I had. To answer it, I enlisted the help of my wife and language expert Merrill Perlman. Listen on iTunes or Stitcher.
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