Full episode 123: High Cost of Living Act Three How To Avoid Everything Transcript It's possible to turn off your emotions and go on autopilot for brief periods with the people you love, and it's possible to shut them down completely. Writer Dani Shapiro reads from her memoir Slow Motion: A True Story. (21 minutes) ByDani Shapiro More in FamilyView all 814: Parents Are People Nov. 10, 2023 Act Three: Ride or Die There are many kids who do not gradually discover that grown ups don’t have a handle on everything. These kids already know. 811: The One Place I Can’t Go Sept. 29, 2023 Act One: I Coulda Grown Big in Japan Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka moved suddenly from Japan to the U.S. when she was eight years old, and has long joked that it was because her grandmother kidnapped her from her dad. 807: Eight Fights Aug. 4, 2023 Fights #3 and #4: Crimea and the Globe Nadia remembers the times that Luka’s father would suggest going to Crimea for vacation, as if it wasn’t Ukrainian land occupied by Russia. More by Dani ShapiroView all 393: Infidelity Oct. 30, 2009 Act Three: How Did I Get Here? Act two showed us a moment before infidelity occurs.