Full episode 123: High Cost of Living Act One How To Avoid The Everyday Irritations Of Everyday Life Share a clip Transcript ByJack Hitt Jack Hitt tells the story of Charlene Riling, who nearly died, and who explains how life near to death can be better than everyday life. (21 minutes) Song:“California” by Quasi More in DeathView all 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Three: The Caretaker Producer Bim Adewunmi travels to the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act One: Goodbye Mr. Facey Producer Chana Joffe-Walt wondered what it was like for surviving MTA employees coping with the loss of their co-workers due to Covid-19. 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Two: When It Rains Producer Sean Cole has, unfortunately, experienced something known as “cumulative grief” this year. More by Jack HittView all 699: Fiasco! Apr. 3, 2020 Act One: Opening Night Jack Hitt's Peter Pan story continues. 549: Amateur Hour Feb. 27, 2015 Act One: Theater of War Fort Bragg Army base was suffering a number of unnecessary deaths — so they decided to attempt to save soldiers’ lives through the art of musical theater. 510: Fiasco! (2013) Nov. 1, 2013 Act One: Opening Night Jack Hitt's Peter Pan story continues.