Full episode 161: Million Bubbles Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass explains the premise of the show, and we hear what's actually going on inside five of these cars. (7 minutes) More in AutomobilesView all 513: 129 Cars Dec. 13, 2013 Act Five The next-to-last day of the month. 513: 129 Cars Dec. 13, 2013 Act Nine Salesman Manny Rosales keeps to himself in the showroom, with his own sales philosophy. 513: 129 Cars Dec. 13, 2013 Act Six The last day of the month begins. More by Ira GlassView all 734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled Mar. 19, 2021 Act One Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs. 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. 730: The Empty Chair Jan. 22, 2021 Act Three: There’s a German Word for That Ira Glass talks to journalist Jochen Bittner about a political lie from 1920s Germany and the lessons it holds for 2020s America.