19 November 2014

Leaving a Mark - Airs Nov. 19

Some people buy stuff on CraigsList. Other people sell stuff on Craigslist. Then there's radio producer Emily Hsiao. She prowls CraigsList for story ideas. And what she found is essential listening. Hsiao met Bruce, a middle-aged man who was looking for a tattoo artist to cover up the offensive ink on his arm. Turns out Bruce spent a lot of his life doing heroin and robbing drug dealers. Also: We hear stories about a man who loses his voice to illness and a woman who buys too, too much. It's our pre-Black Friday tale for Listening Lounge listeners.
More here: Leaving a Mark by Emily Hsiao, winner of a 2014 Third Coast International Audio Festival award. Parts of Speech by Emily Kwong, winner of a 2013 Third Coast International Audio Festival award. Consuming Desire, excerpt from a 2005 documentary by Diane Richard and Todd Melby.

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