Full episode 692: The Show of Delights Act One The Job Of Delight Share a clip ByBim Adewunmi Bim talks to poet Ross Gay, whose book inspired today’s show, about the discipline and rigor of seeking and holding onto delight. (8 minutes) More in PoetryView all 651: If You Build It, Will They Come? July 13, 2018 Act Three: An Awful Place That You’re Lucky To Get To Ira Glass reads a favorite passage from the writing of the recently deceased poet Donald Hall. 389: Frenemies Sept. 11, 2009 Act Four: Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace David Rakoff demonstrates—in rhyme—how to make a wedding toast for people you never wanted to see married in the first place. 361: Fear of Sleep Aug. 8, 2008 Act Five: A Small Taste Of The Big Sleep For some people, the fear of sleep is linked to the fear of death. More by Bim AdewunmiView all 692: The Show of Delights Jan. 31, 2020 Act Five: Delight At The End Of The Tunnel What happens when a dealer of delight gets depressed? Podcast host Tracy Clayton talks to Bim Adewunmi about the road back. (17 minutes) 689: Digging Up the Bones Dec. 6, 2019 Act Two: Next of Kindle After his mother passes, a man unearths her book collection… and is surprised. (6 1/2 minutes) 675: I’m on TV?? May 17, 2019 Act Two: Born to Play the Part One of our producers Bim Adewunmi explains her obsession with a certain baby on television.