Jack Hitt began in journalism as editor of the Paper Clip, his Charleston, SC, grade-school literary magazine. He has since risen or, depending on your perspective, fallen to writing for Harpers and the NY Times and presenting great pieces on “This American Life.” His newest book is Bunch of Amateurs. This podcast was recorded in front of a live audience at 92YTribeca.
- PERSON: Meredith Patterson, a San Fancisco biohacker
- PLACE: A two room shack, in Puerto Eden, Wellington Island, off the coast of Chile
- THING: Ivory-billed woodpecker ballcap