Full episode 97: Death to Wacky Act Twelve Evading Wacky And Serious Transcript Robert Krulwich's stories, on NPR, CBS and ABC, are neither wacky nor pompously serious. He explains, though, that if you try to occupy the territory between wacky and serious, there are dangers. (6 minutes) ByRobert Krulwich More in RaceView all 793: The Problem with Ghosts Mar. 10, 2023 Act One: Ghost Industrial Complex Reporter Chenjerai Kumanyika visits Savannah, Georgia to learn about the city’s popular ghost tours. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Geraldine Chapman Talley Writer Kiese Laymon wanted to talk through one fact in particular about Geraldine Chapman Talley’s life: her move from Alabama to Buffalo. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Katherine Massey The fact that was repeated about Katherine Massey was that she had written an letter to the newspaper calling for gun control the year before she was murdered. More by Robert KrulwichView all 401: Parent Trap Feb. 19, 2010 Act Two: Opposite Of Tarzan Lucy was a chimpanzee raised in captivity, who adopted a surprising number of human traits. 226: Reruns Dec. 6, 2002 Act Two: Marriage As Rerun Many couples eventually encounter this problem: One person in the couple trots out the same story over and over, and the other person has to just listen.