Full episode 1: New Beginnings Prologue Transcript Ira talks with Joe Franklin, host of the longest running talk show in television history, to get advice for his new radio show. (6 minutes) ByIra Glass Song:“Destination Moon” by Dinah Washington More in TelevisionView all 785: Through the Looking Glass Nov. 25, 2022 Act Two: Who Is Ryan Long? A guy tries to coax himself from one reality into another, while on national television. 681: Escape From the Lab Aug. 16, 2019 Act One: Breakout Star A reality show contestant tries to game the system. (20 minutes) 677: Seeing Yourself In the Wild June 14, 2019 Act One: You Don’t Have to Be a Star to Be in My Show Zack McDermott was a lawyer who moonlighted as a comedian. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughtout the country.