685 October 11, 2019 We Come From Small Places The staff goes to one of the biggest parties in New York City, the Labor Day Carnival and the West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn. Download Share a clip Transcript Richard Louissaint Photos Drums, Oil, and Early Morning Devil Horns Photos from J'ouvert and the West Indian Day parade. Prologue Prologue ByNeil Drumming Guest host Neil Drumming wonders what it would be like to know exactly where he’s from. (4 minutes) Act One ByImani Brown Writer and poet Imani Brown takes us through her experience at the parade that takes place in the early hours before the parade. (11 minutes) Act Two ByMarlon BishopNadia Reiman Producers Marlon Bishop and Nadia Reiman go inside a heated steel pan competition and meet a mother and daughter who could be competing together for the last time. (18 minutes) Song:“Hookin’ Meh” by Farmer Nappy Act Three ByIra Glass 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) Act Four ByNeil DrummingJessica Lussenhop One of New York’s biggest and most successful masquerade bands goes down the parade route for the last time. (10 minutes) Song:“We Ready” by Champion Gyal Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 551: Good Guys 2015 Mar. 20, 2015 Act Two: The Heels On The Bus Mike Birbiglia has this story about a time his good guy-ness was called into question. 363: Enforcers Sept. 12, 2008 Act One: Hanging In Chad Three guys who go by the names Professor So and So, Jojobean and YeaWhatever spend part of each day running elaborate cons on Internet scammers. 367: Ground Game Oct. 24, 2008 Act Two: State College While McCain gathers stray Democrats, Obama is trying to find new ones—in the reddest part of the state. Staff RecommendationsView all 84 Nov. 21, 1997 Harold The story of Harold Washington and the white backlash that was set off when he became Chicago's first black mayor. 241 July 11, 2003 20 Acts in 60 Minutes All kinds of little stories that we ordinarily can't use on the radio show because they are just too short.