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Inside every home, there’s a story. Hosted by Stephanie Foo (This American Life, Snap Judgment), each episode of this 10-part series explores the meaning of home and what it can teach us about ourselves and each other. Poignant, hilarious, provocative and downright unexpected, take a journey into the diversity of home in America. Listen to the stories of urban activists, homesteading mountain men, ghostly roommates and more. And hear compelling expert insights into behavioral science behind the fundamental need for shelter and belonging that unites us all.

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Home. Made‪.‬ Stephanie Foo

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.2 • 115 Ratings

Inside every home, there’s a story. Hosted by Stephanie Foo (This American Life, Snap Judgment), each episode of this 10-part series explores the meaning of home and what it can teach us about ourselves and each other. Poignant, hilarious, provocative and downright unexpected, take a journey into the diversity of home in America. Listen to the stories of urban activists, homesteading mountain men, ghostly roommates and more. And hear compelling expert insights into behavioral science behind the fundamental need for shelter and belonging that unites us all.

Rocket Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender. Licensed in all 50 states. NMLSConsumerAccess.org #3030. (833) 326-6028. Quicken Loans, 1050 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226-1906.

    The Accidental Mayor Of Mobile City

    The Accidental Mayor Of Mobile City

    Kenny Phillips once had it all. He held a prestigious, high-paying job as personal chef to baseball’s top player, Alex Rodriguez, and owned homes in Manhattan, Dallas and Miami. He rubbed shoulders with celebrities of all kinds – until a bad divorce meant he had to leave his luxurious lifestyle behind and move somewhere a little more humble: a trailer park. But that’s when this chef received an opportunity to serve people in a completely different and unexpected way – as their mayor.

    • 22 min
    Rez Ball

    Rez Ball

    Quiana Dishface knew that going to high school off the Navajo Nation was her best shot at going to college to play basketball. On the reservation, where they played fast paced rez ball, she was a star player. At her new school, however, she faced racism both on and off the court – and she had to adapt to a new, more traditional style of basketball that clashed with some of her rez ball strengths.

    But everything changed when her team was down one point near the end of a game, and her coach made the call: “give the ball to Q.”

    • 23 min
    Season 2 Coming Soon

    Season 2 Coming Soon

    Rocket Mortgage is an Equal housing lender licensed in all 50 states. NMLSconsumeraccess.org #3030

    Stephanie Foo returns with a second season of 10 brand-new episodes. Follow along as Stephanie explores the meaning of home with people from across the country. Like the Native girl who takes her basketball skills off the Navajo Nation; the personal chef to baseball’s top player, who finds himself the mayor of a city of mobile homes; the young refugee who learns to love LA thanks to the Red Hot Chili Peppers; and the homeless family struggling to settle in after they find housing and more in season 2 of Home. Made.

    Rocket Mortgage is an Equal housing lender licensed in all 50 states. NMLSconsumeraccess.org #3030

    • 1 min
    Boots On The Farm

    Boots On The Farm

    After he returned from war, his PTSD almost killed him. But then, Army Ranger Jon Jackson discovered a form of therapy that saved him: farming.

    • 24 min
    My Roommate, The Ghost

    My Roommate, The Ghost

    Two people discover they have some unexpected roommates: ghosts. As they come to terms with their strange housemates, however, they learn that living in a haunted house might actually come with some surprising benefits.

    • 27 min
    Home After The Hurricane

    Home After The Hurricane

    Kim Ford loved her home in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. When Hurricane Katrina destroyed it, she had a choice to make: relocate, or stay and fight for her community.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
115 Ratings

115 Ratings

Boatguy101 ,

The Man and the Mountain

Very nicely done about Harry Truman and Shirley Rosen

LMS11223344 ,

Do another season!

I really loved these stories! So we’ll told, and to examine the concept of home from so many angles is fascinating. Loved the doctor/dollhouse episode especially!

NYAngeleno ,

Home. Sweet. Home.

The producers of this show do an excellent job of finding different lens from which to view the concept of home. Great storytelling and host Stephanie Foo is a rock star!

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