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.
571- You Are What You Watch
How much film and television shapes us as individuals and as a society, far beyond what we give it credit for
The Power Broker #2: Jamelle Bouie
Featuring New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie covering Part 3.
570- The White Castle System of Eating Houses
How White Castle invented fast food
569- Between the Blocks
The interblock parks of Sofia, Bulgaria that are caught between old failed communism and new hyper capitalism
568- Don't Forget to Remember
There are memorials to lost fishermen, lost astronauts, even lost members of Lynyrd Skynyrd. What should a COVID pandemic memorial look like?
Roman Mars Describes Chicago As It Is
A 99pi guide to some of our favorite design features of Chicago
I like Roman Mars and Roman Mars likes me
The podcast Robert Caro deserves
The read along to The Power Broker was a stellar surprise. It’s the best. Thanks, guys, for making the best walk and talk book club around my favorite author while we wait for LBJ #5. Listening from the Deep South.
Didn’t know it could get better
99% Invisible was already basically perfect, but The Power Broker series is everything. Love this show.