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. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Transcript Commune Dream House Host Ira Glass talks to Amanda, who's 16 and lives with her mom in a Christian commune in Chicago. (4 minutes) ByIra Glass Act One Meema's Adventure A family dreams of life in rural Maine, moves there, and then things get really complicated. (36 minutes) ByMeema Spadola Act Two Blue Sky Dream 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) ByDavid Beers Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 350: Human Resources Feb. 29, 2008 Act Three: Almost Human Resources Reporter Charles Siebert talks with Ira about retirement homes for Chimpanzees. 184: Neighbors May 11, 2001 Act One: Mr. Rothbart's Neighborhood When he was just a kid, Davy Rothbart and his family visited the most famous neighbor in America—Mr. 504: How I Got Into College Sept. 6, 2013 Act One: The Old College Try Ira talks to Rick Clark, director of undergraduate admissions at the Georgia Institute of Technology, better known as Georgia Tech. Staff RecommendationsView all 46 Dec. 13, 1996 Sissies A family where the father was one kind of sissy and the son was another kind, and how the family was destroyed despite the fact that no one wanted it to be. 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to make its monthly quota: 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected.