Full episode 361: Fear of Sleep Act Five A Small Taste Of The Big Sleep Transcript ByIra Glass For some people, the fear of sleep is linked to the fear of death. We hear from some of them. In the radio broadcast version of this act, Ira Glass also read from the poem "Aubade" by Philip Larkin. (5 minutes) More in DeathView all 766: Well Someone Had to Do SOMETHING! Apr. 1, 2022 Act Three: One Last Thing After I Go Producer Aviva DeKornfeld tells the story of Bill Edgar, who accidentally ended up helping people have a say at a moment when most people don’t get to say anything at all. 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act One: Ghostwriter Vauhini Vara lost her sister when she was in college. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Three: Bought the Farm Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm. More by Ira GlassView all 765: Off Course Mar. 18, 2022 Act One: The Audition Ira’s story of Yibin Li continues. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Four: A Matter of Principal (podcast only) Protestors came out across Russia after the Ukraine invasion. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Two: Mr. Popular Vladmir Putin’s approval rating among Russians is always stunningly high.