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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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.
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.
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.
The Artist Who Drew Himself Out Of Prison
Two stories about people who got to know Dad again. First, while helping the family business. Then, making memories before dementia takes his.
Sometimes, the loneliness of being home alone can be a catalyst for connection. In this episode, hear two very different stories about people learning how to overcome communication problems.
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!
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!
It is truly amazing to hear the different stories and different meaning of “home”. I’m always excited to see what the next episode will talk about.