Full episode 155: Hoaxing Yourself (2000) Prologue Transcript Sean Cole explains why he decided that he would speak with a British accent—morning, noon and night—from the age of sixteen until he was eighteen...and how he believed the lie that he was British must be true. (3 minutes) ByIra Glass More in ChildhoodView all 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. 747: Suitable for Children Sept. 10, 2021 Act One: Stars & Bars & Bars Producer Neil Drumming talks with the rapper Breeze Brewin about a toy car they both loved playing with as kids: The General Lee from the hit TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. 741: The Weight of Words July 9, 2021 Act One: Go To The Mattresses Shamyla always loved books. 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 throughout the country.