A few years ago, I asked that a stack of 100# paper leftovers from a print be cut down to 6 in. x 4 in. sheets to make into postcards. So I made a bunch, but I need to pick up steam if I ever want to finish the stack.
It’s an epic journey, a coming of age story, and a portrait of this country–big-hearted, wild, innocent, and wise. I co-produced it, but the credit goes to Andrew Forsthoefel, a first-time radio producer, who set out at age 23 to walk across America, East to West, 4000 miles, with a sign on him that said, “Walking to Listen.” Eventually, he showed up here in Woods Hole. Andrew didn’t intend to make a radio story–he just wanted to listen to people. You’ll hear in Andrew’s interviews his quality of attention. He is a magnet for stories and for the desire to connect.
Michael Buchino is a graphic artist in Portland, Oregon. Since 2014, he has kept a log of curiosities. His nescient Twitter ramblings can be found via @buchino. Sometimes he responds to Gmails addressed to michaelbuchino. His now-quiescent blog Beard Revue was named Best of Portland in 2010.