The walls are closing in, you’ve got no way out…and then, suddenly,
you escape! In this hour of Radiolab, stories about traps, getaways,
perpetual cycles, and staggering breakthroughs.
We meet a man who’s
broken out of jail more times than anyone alive, travel to the edge of
the solar system … to a boundary beyond which we know nothing, and we
hear the story of a blind kid who freed himself from an unhappy
childhood by climbing into the telephone system, and bending it to his