The Original Siamese Twins
December 13th, 2018
Mismatch is back with Season Two! As conjoined twins, Chang and Eng Bunker’s lives were astonishing. Their adventure, beginning in 1811 in what is now Thailand and ending in America, was completely out of line with what …
The One and Only Wolverine
February 1st, 2018
You’d think the Wolverine State would have wolverines. But they hadn’t been seen in Michigan for a century or more. When one of those animals …
The Jingle King Takes A Bow
January 25th, 2018
If you’ve watched TV anytime over the last four decades, you’ve heard the music of Dan Yessian.
However, the accomplished commercial jingle writer always wanted to write something more substantial - music which didn't …
My Disastrous Family Reunion
January 18th, 2018
Mark Hawkins grew up in Michigan. The family who gave him up for adoption lives in the heart of Appalachia. 38 years after he was adopted, Hawkins’ …
The Wolves and Moose are Out of Whack
January 11th, 2018
One the hunter. One the hunted. Each dependent on the other. When the balance of nature goes out of whack on a remote island in Lake Superior, bad things happen.
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Square Dancing in the Amazon
January 4th, 2018
In 1928, Henry Ford, one of the wealthiest men in the world, established Fordlandia.
Deep in the Amazon jungle, Ford aimed to tame the South American …
Someone’s in the Kitchen with Thai Food
December 28th, 2017
What happens when you claim a word that’s not yours, and proceed to build a beloved brand out of it? A deliciously complicated tale of food, language, race and identity set in a rapidly changing neighborhood of Detroit.
The Terrible Tragedy of Daniel Dodge
December 21st, 2017
He was filthy rich. She was dirt poor. His dad helped put the world on wheels. Her dad was a mail boat captain. But they were in love, and didn’t really care what their families thought.
Tragedy ensued on their …
Sparky and Nixon
December 21st, 2017
Every now and then, TV treats us to a strange pairing of people. Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg hosting a cooking show. Bing Crosby and David Bowie …
December 15th, 2017
Welcome to Mismatch
, a new show hosted by veteran reporter Roger Weber. Our show brings you stories of the incompatible, unsuitable and out of step.
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