How "Radiolab" is Made

Chris Higgins
Vimeo / David Terry Fine
Vimeo / David Terry Fine / Vimeo / David Terry Fine

In this ten-minute mini-documentary, we see the inside workings of the public radio show Radiolab, produced by WYNC. It's fascinating to put faces to the voices, and to see the process by which Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, and the staff put together their show. If you've heard the radio show or seen the live show, you need to see this. If you haven't heard the show, what's wrong with you? It's free! There's a free podcast! It's great! (To be clear: the radio bit is free; the live event charges by the seat.)

Representative quote from Abumrad: "I see [our show] as a wrestling match between science and mystery."

Radiolab from David Terry Fine on Vimeo.

If you'd like a taste of Radiolab, check out their segment Happy Birthday, Good Dr. Sacks, released last month when Oliver Sacks turned 80.