REM, car wrecks and the circus

  • Gordon Edelstein befriends a member of the band REM and unwittingly gets him into serious legal trouble.
  • Padma Lakshmi has an accident on the way home from the hospital that gives her a giant scar on her arm.
  • Paul Binder (pictured), founder of The Big Apple Circus, imports some amazing acrobats from communist China during turbulent times.

Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns.

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Photo: Jason Falchook