I recently appeared on WHYY’s Newsworks Tonight and WURD’s Nick Taliaferro Show to talk about my recent story for City Paper connecting the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office civil forfeitures … Continue readingRadio: Talking civil forfeiture, indicted police
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As hundreds of activists, clergy, legal observers and sympathizers poured into City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza to stand in solidarity with Occupy Philly on Nov. 27, the eve of its eviction … Continue readingDown and Out: The city’s homeless search for their place in a post-Occupy Philadelphia
Currently, a group of homeless individuals who had been living in tents with — and, in many cases, actively participating in — Occupy Philly, has set up a tentative encampment … Continue readingHomeless at Occupy Philly, now under a bridge: Interview (unedited): with ‘Kenny O’
Here’s me reading from my 2008 cover story about two guys who found a way to make a living — and, really, much more — in the scrappy trade of … Continue readingLive at the Kelly Writer’s House: Scrappers – how two men found their calling the garbage.
In October, 2009 I was invited to read my story, “Coup D’Etat,” about a Philadelphia block taken over by feral chickens, for an audience at the Kelly Writers House. Good … Continue readingFeral chickens take over a city block: Live reading at Kelly Writer’s House
In May, 2010 I was thrilled to produce this piece, “Throw the Book at Them,” with This American Life updating my multi-year reporting on sex offenders in Miami-Dade county who … Continue readingThis American Life: The Bridge