Introducing Home. Made. A New Podcast By Rocket Mortgage®

October 01, 2021


What Is Home. Made.?

Home. Made. is a new, original podcast from Rocket Mortgage®It starts with a simple concept: Inside every home, there’s a story.

Hosted by Stephanie Foo (This American LifeSnap Judgment), each episode of Home. Made. explores the meaning of home and what it can teach us about ourselves and each other.

Heart-wrenching, hilarious, thought-provoking and downright unexpected, take a journey into the diversity of home in America.

Join urban activists, homesteading mountain men, ghostly roommates and more, while experts deliver compelling insights into the behavioral science behind the fundamental need for shelter and belonging that unites us all.

Follow Home. Made. on your favorite podcast player. New episodes are released every other week. 

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Latest Episode

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Episode 10: Boots On The Farm

After he returned from war, his PTSD almost killed him. But then, Army Ranger Jon Jackson discovered a form of therapy that saved him: farming.

Previous Episodes

Episode 9: My Roommate, The Ghost

This week, we’ll uncover two not-so-scary stories about haunted houses and learning how to negotiate a shared spaced with unexpected roommates.

Episode 8: Home After The Hurricane

Kim Ford loved her home in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. When Hurricane Katrina destroyed it, she had a choice to make: relocate, or stay and fight for her community.

Episode 7: The Artist Who Drew Himself Out Of Prison

When he was just 21 years old, Valentino Dixon was sentenced to 39 years to life for a murder he didn’t commit. When he first got to prison, he believed it’d just be a matter of time before he was exonerated, but as time wore on, he started to lose hope. Then, everything changed when his uncle sent him a set of colored pencils. He urged Valentino to start drawing – he said that if he reclaimed his life, he could reclaim his freedom. That he could draw himself out of prison.

And he did.

Episode 6: Like Father...

Our relationships with our parents in childhood don’t always end up being what we would’ve hoped. In this episode of Home. Made., we hear from two people who got a chance to get to know their dads again in adulthood.

Episode 5: Home. Alone.

Sometimes, the loneliness of being home alone can be a catalyst for connection. In this episode of Home. Made., we’ll hear two very different stories about people dealing with communication issues.

Episode 4: The Landlady

Shaheen goes in search of the woman who saved her family from homelessness - a woman known only as “the landlady.

Episode 3: Why Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Struggling to find community in his family’s new home, Michael Wood-Lewis builds a social network to meet his neighbors and finds himself bringing people together across Vermont.

Episode 2: The Man And The Mountain

In 1980, as Mount St. Helens threatened to erupt, local officials evacuated the area. But they had one problem: lodge owner Harry R. Truman refused to go.

Episode 1: Is There A Doctor In The Dollhouse?

Dr. Kwandaa Roberts faced a daunting midlife career change, juggling her thriving practice with her interior design business after a dollhouse she designed went viral on social media.

About Our Host, Stephanie Foo

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Stephanie Foo is an Emmy-winning radio producer and writer who previously worked as a producer at “This American Life” and helped create “Snap Judgment.” Her work has also aired on shows like “99% Invisible” and “Reply All.” She's currently writing a book about healing from Complex PTSD (Spring 2022, Ballantine/Random House).

     Learn More About Stephanie Foo.     

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