Full episode 225: Home Movies Act Five Just Shoot Me Share a clip ByDavid Sedaris David Sedaris tells a story about his mother who hated home movies, and how his brothers and sisters came to appreciate them. David's the author of several books, including When You Are Engulfed in Flames. (6 minutes) Song:“People Take Pictures of Each Other” by The Kinks More in FamilyView all 684: Burn It Down Sept. 27, 2019 Act Two: Mom. Hey Mom. MOM. Hey Mom. Mom. Mom A teenage girl decides the only way forward is to tear something down and rebuild from the ground up. 680: The Weight Of Words July 26, 2019 Act One: Go To The Mattresses Shamyla always loved books. 680: The Weight Of Words July 26, 2019 Act Two: Daddy Lessons Parents try to shape who we are in their own image. Producer Neil Drumming spoke to Adam Mansbach, who tried to make his daughter fall in love with hip-hop. More by David SedarisView all 639: In Dog We Trust (2018) Feb. 23, 2018 Act One: The Youth In Asia When a pet dies, to what degree can it be replaced by another? And to what degree can pets replace people in our lives? David Sedaris tells this story of cats and dogs and other animals. 517: Day At The Beach Jan. 31, 2014 Act Four: Now We Are Five David Sedaris comes from a big family, who for many years growing up, took annual vacations to the same beach house. 464: Invisible Made Visible May 18, 2012 Act Four: Turn Around Bright Eyes Ira Glass's sister once met David Sedaris, and commented that he was much nicer than she thought he would be, given his writing.