Stories for Beautiful Nerds: Roman Mars on The 99% Invisible City

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With over 400 million downloads, 99% Invisible, from the US-based Radiotopia collective, is one of the most popular and influential podcasts in the history of the medium. In this exclusive Canadian debut, host Roman Mars joins Nahlah Ayed, host of CBC's Ideas, to discuss the show's exquisitely crafted stories about the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world and its riveting new, bestselling book, The 99% Invisible City. Enter the creative mind of one of the world's great podcast artists and explore the places, people and ideas behind his "stories for beautiful nerds". Purchase your copy of The 99% Invisible City here.

In conversation with Nahlah Ayed, host of CBC Radio program Ideas.

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Originally broadcast on Thursday, January 28 at 8:30 PM. Watch on demand until February 28. Closed Captioning will be available on the recording up to 72 hours after the event wraps.

Before the show, hear an excerpt from:

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Journalist Takara Small examines how technology is changing the possibilities for rural life, and what we think about the limitations of life and business in small towns. // One of the 12 podcasts selected for Opening Act, a Festival initiative showcasing the next wave of Canadian audio storytellers.

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