Full episode 174: Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Milestones Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass We hear the story of a disastrous birthday party and how it's hard not to see these kinds of moments as symbolic of something bad. (5 minutes) More in ChildrenView all 692: The Show of Delights Jan. 31, 2020 Act Two: The Squeals On The Bus Producer Robyn Semien captures a special morning for her five-year-old son, Cole, who is doing something delightful for the very first time: he’s getting to ride the school bus. 653: Crime Scene (2018) Aug. 3, 2018 Act Three: A Criminal Returns to the Scene of the Crime Sometimes criminals return to the scene of their misdeeds — to try to make things right, to try to undo the past. Katie Davis reports on her neighbor Bobby, who returned to the scene where he robbed people and conned people. 627: Suitable for Children Oct. 6, 2017 Act Three: The Questionnaire Over the last few years, there’s been a flood of kids from Central America who’ve arrived in the United States by themselves. More by Ira GlassView all 700: Embiggening Apr. 10, 2020 Act Three: Tunnel Vision A mysterious tunnel in Toronto leads to wild public speculation. 699: Fiasco! Apr. 3, 2020 Act Two: Squirrel Cop The first day on the job inevitably means mistakes, mishaps, and sometimes, fiascos. 697: Alone Together Mar. 20, 2020 Act Five: Let’s Talk Radio Ira talks to his dad about a job he had before Ira was born.