Susan Burton sees a 1990 movie called Eating and wants to make a radio version. She talks to women about why it’s so hard to talk about eating disorders. Susan is the author of the memoir Empty. (27 minutes)
Lana has a problem lots of mothers have right now during the pandemic—but a more extreme version of it. Lana makes porn—at home. It’s hard to do her job with schools closed. Producer Lina Misitzis tells the story. (11 minutes)
Producer Alex Blumberg conducts an investigation, perhaps the first ever, into this American subspecies: People who compulsively imitate their mother's voices in everyday conversation, well into adulthood.