On the Fly: Gatz

Jubilee Hitchhiker, William “Gatz” Hjortsberg’s exhaustive profile of Richard Brautigan, will change the way all of us remember the legendary poet and novelist.

On the Fly: Jason Berry

Few reporters, and even fewer Catholic reporters have spent as much time and effort investigating the Roman Catholic Church as Jason Berry. In 1987 he exposed the pedophile priest scandal in the US. Here he is going after the Vatican Bank.

Helping A Loved One Die

Investigative reporter Mark Dowie, host of Talking Point Radio probes the challenging moral controversy surrounding assisted death in this hour-long radio documentary produced and directed by Gregg McVicar.

On the Fly: Anna Deavere Smith

Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith talks about “absorbing America” through her new theater production, “Let Me Down Easy,” meeting Michelle Obama and co-starring on Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie.” Marc Breindel sits in for host Mark Dowie.

On the Fly: Peter Gleick

This week’s edition of On the Fly features Peter Gleick, recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security.

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