Full episode 595: Deep End of the Pool Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to Aaryn Zhou. When she was nine, her father threw her into the deep end of pool to teach her to swim. In this classic sink-or-swim scenario, she sank. (6 1/2 minutes) More by Ira GlassView all 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act Three Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes) 678: The Wannabes July 5, 2019 Wannabes Two Host Ira Glass follows presidential hopeful Julián Castro as he prepares for the first debate of the Democratic primary. 676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid May 31, 2019 Act One: Jersey? Sure. Gary puts on a tough guy costume, but will it turn him into a tough guy? Ira continues Gary Gulman’s story.