Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award winning producer Roman Mars. Learn more at 99percentinvisible.org.
562- Breaking Down The Power Broker (with Conan O'Brien)
Roman Mars and Elliott Kalan are starting The Power Broker book club that will run through all of 2024 as bonus episodes. This introductory episode features Conan O'Brien.
344- The Known Unknown [rebroadcast]
The tradition of the Tomb of the Unknown goes back only about a century, but it has become one of the most solemn and reverential monuments.
561- Long Strange Tape
A band that was never meant to be recorded and a personal recorder that was never designed to capture music came together and were somehow perfect for each other
560- Home on the Range
A town's fight to be free from the noise and trauma of the Cincinnati Police Department's open-air gun range
559- The Six-Week Cure
How Reno became the go-to place to get a quick divorce and how divorce laws have changed over time
558- The Fever Tree Hunt
The hunt to cultivate the cure for malaria
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I was just frustrated how much pressure I’ve felt when he started psychologically pushing those ‘pledge $9’ and blah blah.