The Agony and the Ecstasy of Mike Daisey

I’m an NPR junkie. I wake up to my local station, WNYC, every morning, and throughout the day I listen while I’m working at home. Years ago, This American Life was my gateway drug to NPR. They have a way of telling very human, straightforward, and surprisingly non-judgmental true life stories that are a refreshing alternative to the heavily manipulated “reality” shows that fill up the airwaves these day (I have my own guilty pleasures in that genre, more on that later). Continue reading