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How close can words get you to the truth and feel and force of life? That's the question poking at our ribs this hour, as we wonder how it is that the right words can have the wrong meanings, and why sometimes the best translations lead us to an understanding that's way deeper than language. This episode, a bunch of stories that play out in the middle space between one reality and another — where poetry, insult comedy, 911 calls, and even our own bodies work to close the gap.


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Special thanks for the music of Brian Carpenter's Ghost Train Orchestra

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Mahmoud Nashaat

Loved it

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Mir Tanvir

a great episode

Dec 14th
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