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The Spot: Fortune & Chance

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This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

Fortune Telling,” from the podcast Loa, August 2016.

Loa is a weekly show that features stories of modern life and identity in Vietnam and among Vietnamese Diaspora. Subscribe to Loa on Stitcher, iTunes. You can also listen to their full catalog of episodes at loa.fm.

Shaking Up Storytelling Formulas,” from the podcast HowSound featuring Planet Money’s Robert Smith, January 2017.

Rob Rosenthal, radio producer and host of the podcast HowSound, interviews Reporter Robert Smith about where he got the idea to employ Oblique Strategies cards to report a particularly difficult story.

You can hear more conversations unmasking how radio producers do what they do by subscribing to HowSound on iTunes, or listen on transom.org.

This week's episode featured music from: Black Moth Super Rainbow, Tin Hat Trio, Brian Eno, and ABBA.

If you have a suggestion for a podcast or audio project we should feature, please drop us a line at thespot@kalw.org.

Tune in next week for a whole new episode of The Spot, only on KALW San Francisco.