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Why Write Letters?

Reading a letter
Flickr photo/Pimthida

People don’t write letters much anymore. They don’t even mail in bills! As a result, the postal service is cutting Saturday mail service to save money. So, let us pause for a moment to reflect on the letter. What is lost if handwritten letters are no longer written? If you still write letters, why do you? Author Nick Bantockponders those questions with us. Tell us what you think at or call 206.543.5869.

Also this hour: Katy Sewall takes us back to the Golden Age of Radio as she explores the stage names of iconic radio personalities. Plus Sara Dickerman joins us with a lunch recommendation.