717 September 11, 2020 Audience of One At a time when going to the movies is mostly out of the question, we bring the movies to you. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript AJ Dungo Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass revisits the one movie he’s seen more than any other, about an ocean liner that gets hit by a tsunami and flips over. (9 minutes) Act One Putting the Ease in Disease BySean Cole To cope with this pandemic, producer Sean Cole finds himself turning to a movie about a pandemic, What's So Bad About Feeling Good? But the virus in this movie isn’t like any you’ve ever heard of. (20 minutes) Act Two Late Registration ByBen Calhoun Political documentaries aren’t for everyone. Especially when they’re over five hours long. But producer Ben Calhoun discovers one he can’t stop watching. (16 minutes) Act Three Many a Thing She Ought to Understand ByDiane Wu Our producer Diane Wu spent most of her life thinking she doesn’t have a unique and personal take on The Sound of Music. She is wrong. (15 minutes) Act Four The Kid Namastays in the Picture ByIra Glass Jaime Amor does yoga storytelling for kids at Cosmic Kids Yoga and on YouTube. We ask her to try taking on a film for grownups. (7 minutes) (PODCAST ONLY) Song:“Let’s Go to the Movies” by Ann Reinking and Aileen Quinn Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 715: Long-Awaited Asteroid Finally Hits Earth Aug. 28, 2020 Act Two: Screen Times at Ridgemont High Aviva DeKornfeld talks with a high schooler about how he’s prepped for remote learning with a bunch of kids he doesn’t know. (4 minutes) 575: Poetry of Propaganda Dec. 18, 2015 Act Three: The Spy Who Didn't Know She Was A Spy On September 29th a medical researcher in Philadelphia fired off a simple, well-meaning tweet, and then barely thought twice about it. 362: Got You Pegged Aug. 22, 2008 Act Four: Paradise Lost Shalom Auslander tells the story of the time he went on vacation, pegged the guest in the room next door as an impostor and devoted his holiday to trying to prove it. Staff RecommendationsView all 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away. 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis.