The Search

The story of a DIY hostage rescue operation, in two parts. After a journalist is kidnapped by ISIS, the police don’t launch an official search – leaving friends and family to find him themselves. We follow the rescue mission for four years.

Mein Camp

The story of America's first major interrogation program, where Jewish men interrogated Nazis at a top secret POW camp in suburban Virginia.

Cruel & Unusual

We explore America's wrestle with its most potent punishment – the death penalty.

The Takeover

An Australian teenager tries
to make the most boring Facebook group possible – where members pretend to be corporate drones in a non-existent office. Then the grown ups invade.

Nazi Summer Camp

The story of when we had 1193 POW camps on American soil – the questions we asked then and still wrestle with now.


How one man found a way to transform national politics – maybe for decades – by going very local.

Speechwriter's Lament

Climb Spree

Reliving my worst professional
walk of shame, live on stage in New York and broadcast on The Moth.

How did my friend become Spider-Man – a burglar so prolific, with methods so unusual, the cops gave him a superhero nickname?

World's Largest Treehouse

Prompted by a vision, it took 11 years to build, nearly destroyed a marriage, and drew hundreds of thousands to tiny Crossville, TN. Then the government stepped in.

Letters to Each Other

296 strangers write to each other. I write back.

The story of a big group of people with the same questions –difficult, complicated, heartbreaking ones.

The Line

We talk storymaking – how to turn way too much information into a narrative audio story.


On the Spring 2017 Pop-Up Tour, I shared the

    story of one woman I met during my foray into America's militia movement.

Billboards Are 
Watching You

Digital billboards can now do in the real world what Facebook and advertisers do to you online.

Finding the Story When You Know Too Much

 No Rules In 

   The Parking Lot

Lessons from a showdown in a strip mall parking lot in Utah.