Re:sound #95: The More Show

This hour: a janitor poet, a teenage psychic, and more.

2008 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA

This hour: a janitor poet, a teenage psychic, and more.

Where You Least Expect It
by Heather Radke (Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, 2007)
During his days as a maintenance man at The Waynflete School in Portland, Maine, Michael Macklin's world is filled with sawdust and kids. At night, his world is filled with poetry. This story starts where these two worlds come together.

The Kid in the Rain
by Neil Trevithick and Monica Vasconcelos (BBC World Service, 2008)
There's a pop song that plays on every radio station in Brazil. Everyone knows it. Everyone hums it. But the lyrics are cryptic and mysterious. No one really knows what they mean. Well, a radio producer, who also happens to be a well known singer, decided to investigate what lies behind the surface of this song. She set off on a search for history, for meaning, and for an answer to the question: where is the kid?

More Than a Game
by Natalie Kestecher (Radio Eye, ABC, 2005)
Bridge is a game of subtlety, strategy and skill. Partners need to know each other well. Very well. In fact, the knowing glances and veiled tilts of the head make up a secret communication that can add up not only to a winning hand, but to a veritable soap opera.

Portrait of a Psychic as a Young Man
by Katie Mingle (Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, 2007)
Nathan Dyer is a teenager. Maybe even more than a teenager. He is also a psychic. Or maybe even a little less. His superpowers are... well, you'll see.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Delaney Hall.

produced by

Heather Radke

Heather Radke was a first-round judge for the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition: Best Documentary Award.

Neil Trevithick

Neil Trevithick has made radio documentaries for the BBC for fifteen years, most recently in Indonesia (Indonesian Journeys X4), Atlanta (The Whoop), and in the mountains of the Black Sea Region of North Eastern Turkey (Return to Trebizond). He works out of the BBC Radio Arts Unit in London.

Natalie Kestecher

Natalie Kestecher (@kestecher) is an award winning writer and producer who blends documentary material, performance,fact and sometimes fiction to create stories that she hopes will resonate.

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