69 July 18, 1997 Dream House How many of our parents move to some place — some dream house — with some vision of a new life in the new place, and move the family with them, hoping it works out for the kids. Three stories on this theme. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Commune Dream House ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to Amanda, who's 16 and lives with her mom in a Christian commune in Chicago. (4 minutes) Act One Meema's Adventure ByMeema Spadola A family dreams of life in rural Maine, moves there, and then things get really complicated. (36 minutes) Act Two Blue Sky Dream ByDavid Beers David Beers explains the gorgeous, modern vision that drew his family, and tons of other families, to California, and then what happened after they arrived. (16 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 45: Media Fringe Dec. 6, 1996 Act Four: Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous Chicago writer Cheryl Trykv on her own close encounter with Hollywood, the media, and a famous maid. 127: Pimp Anthropology Apr. 16, 1999 Act One: Rules Of The Game How Kevin and his friends got into the game of pimping, and the rules of the game at the time. 289: Go Ask Your Father May 13, 2005 Act One: Make Him Say Uncle Lennard Davis grew up hearing from his parents that he should, at all costs, avoid being like his good-for-nothing Uncle Abie. Staff RecommendationsView all 110 Sept. 4, 1998 Mapping The world redrawn by the five senses. 165 July 28, 2000 Americans In Paris David Sedaris takes Ira on a tour of his favorite spots in Paris.