Full episode 342: How to Rest in Peace Act Two The Good Son Share a clip ByBrett Martin A story about a mother who wants to commit suicide and a son who dutifully helps her do it—even though his mother is a happy, healthy, independent person. How did they manage to pull it off? Practice, practice, practice. (16 minutes) More in DeathView all 689: Digging Up the Bones Dec. 6, 2019 Act One: Family Plot Producer Lina Misitzis travels to Greece with her family to exhume the bones of her dead grandmother. (20 minutes) 673: Left Behind Apr. 19, 2019 Act Three: The Book of Death Is Long and Boring Where do we go when we die? Producer David Kestenbaum learns that the answer's pretty bureaucratic. 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act Two: Commento Mori There’s a problem with having a Facebook account after you’re dead that you’ve never, ever, ever thought about. More by Brett MartinView all 628: In the Shadow of the City 2017 Oct. 13, 2017 Act One: Brooklyn Archipelago Out for a simple pleasure cruise with two friends, Alex Zharov was planning to see Jamaica Bay in New York City. 426: Tough Room 2011 Feb. 4, 2011 Act Four: Contrails Of My Tears Brett Martin documents a previously unnoticed human phenomenon, one that involves airplanes...crying...and Reese Witherspoon. 311: A Better Mousetrap (2006) Apr. 14, 2006 Act Three: What Would Fill-in-the-blank Do? Reporter Brett Martin tries to use the tools of modern marketing to invent a new religion...one that would serve all the Americans who don't associate with any particular organized religion.