Caption: Steve Osborne "The Stakeout"
Steve Osborne "The Stakeout" 

1002: Chinatown, Hotdogs, and Genetics, 4/2/2013

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:57

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Geneticist Paul Nurse, a Nobel Laureate, learns the truth about his origins; a nine-alarm blaze in Boston's Chinatown teaches a daughter about her father's wisdom; a cop's misadventures during a stakeout; A man is plagued during a road trip with dreams of what might have been. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. NOTE: some stories are emotionally intense and not for children. Click the Content Advisory on the right. Read the full description.

Osborne_medium_small Paul Nurse - "Discussing Family Trees in School Can Be Dangerous" -  A geneticist discovers his true identity
Ellie Lee - "A Kind of Wisdom" - A Chinatown fire brings a family and community together 
Steve Osborne - "The Stakeout" -  A NYC cop mistakes a dentist for a bank robber
Tom Weiser - "Alternate Ithaca Tom" - A man imagines what his life might have been had he made some different decisions

Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns

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Piece Description

Paul Nurse - "Discussing Family Trees in School Can Be Dangerous" -  A geneticist discovers his true identity
Ellie Lee - "A Kind of Wisdom" - A Chinatown fire brings a family and community together 
Steve Osborne - "The Stakeout" -  A NYC cop mistakes a dentist for a bank robber
Tom Weiser - "Alternate Ithaca Tom" - A man imagines what his life might have been had he made some different decisions

Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns

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Segment 2: 18:39- 43:50

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Segment 3: 44:52 - 59:00
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Lalquiel John Zorn Lucifer: The Book of Angels VOL 10. Tzadik 2008 :00

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