Full episode 397: 2010 Act One Chronicle Of A Death Foretold Share a clip ByShalom Auslander Shalom Auslander knows his next door neighbor will die in 2010. He's the author, most recently, of the memoir Foreskin's Lament. (15 minutes) Song:“Oh Lately It's So Quiet” by OK Go More in DeathView all 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. 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act Three: Funeral for a Stranger A guy goes to a funeral for someone he doesn’t know at all, and has to piece together everything about him. More by Shalom AuslanderView all 660: Hoaxing Yourself (2018) Nov. 2, 2018 Act Three: Oedipus Hex Shalom Auslander reads his true story, "The Blessing Bee." It's about the time when, as a third-grader at an Orthodox Jewish school, Shalom saw his chance to both make his mom proud, and push his drunken father out of the picture. 384: Fall Guy June 26, 2009 Act Four: Man In The Mirror In big families, there's often one kid who always gets blamed when something goes wrong. 369: Poultry Slam 2008 Nov. 28, 2008 Act Five: Chicken Coop For The Soul A short story about an orthodox Jewish man who dies on the operating table and goes to heaven.