Not your father's baseball bat.
A mother advises her daughters on how to handle unwelcome (and welcome) advances.
Do you remember Tiny Tim? Beth sure does.
They paid her to watch disturbing videos. (Note: while the content is not graphic, there is one obscenity, and this episode is not appropriate for children).
This is a short story about a marijuana-stealin' raccoon.
Four years after his death, the folks with Comedy Day keep on keeping on without their friend and benefactor Robin Williams.
We switch back to the long-form format in this episode to pay homage to the Bazaar Cafe. Owners Les and Makiko are retiring after 20 wonderful years running this very special venue.
Three things you'll learn from this episode:
1. Once a year, a team of all-female volunteers fix up a home, shelter, or schools in one of San Francisco's low-income neighborhoods.
2. There are lots of opportunities these days for women who'd like to work in construction.
3. Construction dudes are cool with working with women (even if they're agnostic vegans).
We pay a visit to a wonderful indy arts venue located in San Francisco's nitty gritty Tenderloin district.
Meet Kai Hutchins. Nice guy. He and his saxophone are a fixture in Willie Mays Plaza following SF Giants home games.
In 1989, a small group of scientists (The Pluto Underground) decided to make it their mission to convince NASA to send a spacecraft to the 9th planet. This is their story.
John Lee Hooker couldn't read or write, but he sure could play the blues. Hear how his family, and his former personal assistant are trying to encourage literacy while keeping the blues alive through the John Lee Hooker Foundation (johnleehookerfoundation.org).
Peter seeks enlightenment on the popularity of Star Wars.
She became his voice.
These officers love their job. And their squeaky chew toys.
Go out and play kids.
Willy Vlautin reads (and sings) from his new book, "Don't Skip Out On Me."
They're clever. They're mothers. They're writers. They're clever mother writers.
How making beer is like being in the Grateful Dead.
We kick off our new short-form Finch Files by introducing you to a woman who is arguably the world's leading expert on scorpions.