751 October 22, 2021 Audience of One In a world where a virus spreads across the country and most people are not going to movie theaters, we bring the movies to you. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript AJ Dungo This is an updated version of an episode from 2020. 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 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. (13 minutes) Act Two Putting the Ease in Disease BySean Cole To cope with this pandemic, producer Sean Cole finds himself turning to a movie about a pandemic. But the virus in this movie isn’t like any you’ve ever heard of. (19 minutes) Act Three Director’s Cut ByElna Baker Comedian Will Weldon’s ex-wife made a movie loosely based on their marriage. Producer Elna Baker watches the film with Will as he revisits his break-up. (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) Song:“Let’s Go to the Movies” by Ann Reinking and Aileen Quinn Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 149: Bedside Diplomacy Jan. 14, 2000 Act One: Is That Your Final Answer? When Terry Shine's father was in the hospital, Terry and his brothers spent weeks trying to do whatever they could to help. 326: Quiz Show Feb. 16, 2007 Act One: Gamester Of Ireland Is Fine Roger Dowds won several hundred thousand pounds on the Irish version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, which is why Ronan Kelly, the host an Irish public radio program, first went to interview him. 250: The Annoying Gap Between Theory...and Practice Nov. 7, 2003 Act Three: Zero Divided By Zero Is Still Zero What happens if you're poor, and do everything right, all your budgeting, all your choices...are you actually any better off? Actor Liza Colón-Zayas reads a passage from Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's book Random Family. Staff RecommendationsView all 84 Nov. 21, 1997 Harold The story of Harold Washington and the white backlash that was set off when he became Chicago's first black mayor. 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.