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A prisoner in a small town lock-up gets sprung on a promise; a man desperate for a cure for depression travels to Africa to try a tribal remedy; and novelist/screenwriter Richard Price ("Clockers," "Lush Life," "The Wire") gets a lesson in interrogation in the back of a NYC cop car.

A woman’s father trusts a prisoner, with surprising results.

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While studying treatments for depression in rural Africa, Solomon has an overly intimate encounter with a ram.

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A writer witnesses an all too common misunderstanding from the perspective of a young boy.

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Wanda Bullard

A woman’s father trusts a prisoner, with surprising results.

Wanda dancing at The Moth Ball, during one of her visits to New York. Photo by Flash Rosenberg.

 

Andrew Solomon

While studying treatments for depression in rural Africa, Solomon has an overly intimate encounter with a ram.

Andrew, covered in blood mid-ceremony.

Andrew and his Coke. Photos courtesy Andrew Solomon.

 

The music featured in this episode

The Drift – Uncanny Valley - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

3 Leg Toso - Ba Doum Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Ali Farka Toure & Ry Cooder - Amandrai Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

John Zorn - Bag Man - Find it on iTunes/Amazon