Mark Jarman

  • Prosím

    The scree of the chimney swifts. The facade’s crawling notations. The shopper’s cumbersome gifts. The mop’s…

  • Passed On

    Head of the motor pool in World War II on Saipan. Tumbled out of his jeep one night on Saipan. Head injury requiring a plate on Saipan. Story told…

  • Bone Fires

    Audio: Hear the poet read this poem aloud. The manikin’s head is filled with water so. When the bonfire brings it to a boil. It explodes and…

  • Strange Tales of the Kingdom of Fife

    Hear the author read this poem Here Michael Scott, the Wizard of Balwearie, Set Satan to the task of braiding rope.From sea sand. He might…

  • Bat

    Hear the author read this poem (in RealAudio)         I remember the Sierra pond. where at evening bats went dipping,…

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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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