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Ben Arthur

SongWriter turns stories into songs, ft. Questlove, Joyce Carol Oates, David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Roxane Gay, Amanda Shires (The Highwomen), Susan Orlean,... more

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Neil Gaiman + FourPlay

Storyteller Neil Gaiman talks about the inspiration behind the song "The Wreckers," and about his longtime collaboration with the FourPlay... more

23 May 2023 · 22 minutes
Cheryl Strayed + MILCK

Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed reads another letter from "Tiny, Beautiful Things" (which is now a series on Hulu!) on the... more

09 May 2023 · 37 minutes
Season Five Trailer

Previewing season five! Neil Gaiman + FourPlay, Maggie Smith + Kat Edmonson, Masha Gessen + Maria Sonevytsky, and many more!

25 Apr 2023 · 2 minutes
Blake Lemoine + Jonathan Mann

Blake Lemoine describes his conversations with LaMDA, an AI built by Google, and Jonathan Mann performs a song inspired by... more

06 Sep 2022 · 35 minutes
Questlove + Chris Pierce

Questlove reads an excerpt from "Music is History" about Bill Withers, and Chris Pierce plays a song written in response

23 Aug 2022 · 27 minutes
Mary Gauthier + Kelley McRae

Mary Gauthier tells a story from her memoir, Saved By a Song, and songwriter Kelley McRae performs a song written... more

09 Aug 2022 · 25 minutes
Jonathan Franzen + Wussy

Jonathan Franzen reads an excerpt from "Crossroads," and one of his favorite bands, Wussy, plays a song written in response

26 Jul 2022 · 39 minutes
Ashley C. Ford + Be Steadwell

Ashley C. Ford reads from her memoir, and songwriter Be Steadwell performs a song that speaks directly to Ashley

12 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
Tom Franklin + Ben Glover

Author Tom Franklin reads two pieces of short fiction and songwriter Ben Glover plays a song written in response to... more

28 Jun 2022 · 24 minutes
Laurie Woolever + Mike Ruffino

Author Laurie Woolever tells a story about a shoot in Sri Lanka with Anthony Bourdain, and composer Mike Ruffino shares... more

14 Jun 2022 · 41 minutes
Neil Gaiman + FourPlay