Full episode 587: The Perils of Intimacy Act Two Why Can’t We Be Friends? Share a clip ByNeil Drumming Producer Neil Drumming conducts an experiment to find out: can two adults, both new in town, become friends, with the right help? (16 minutes) More in FriendshipView all 667: Wartime Radio Feb. 1, 2019 Act One: Two Dope Kings Producer Dana Chivvis picks up the story of Dave and Chris and their show “Dopey.” (27 minutes) 612: Ask a Grown-Up Mar. 17, 2017 Act Four: Ask A Very Grown Woman Ira's good friend Mary Ahearn died this week. 573: Status Update Nov. 27, 2015 Act Two: Mon Ami Ta-Nehisi Producer Neil Drumming talks with his friend Ta-Nehisi Coates about Ta-Nehisi’s newfound fame and their friendship. More by Neil DrummingView all 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act Four One of New York’s biggest and most successful masquerade bands goes down the parade route for the last time. 681: Escape From the Lab Aug. 16, 2019 Act Three: Fraught Couture A government agent steals a suit that’s supposed to make her invisible. 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.