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 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) ByIra Glass Act One Many a Thing She Ought to Understand 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) ByDiane Wu Act Two Putting the Ease in Disease 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) BySean Cole Act Three Director’s Cut 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) ByElna Baker Act Four The Kid Namastays in the Picture 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) ByIra Glass Song:“Let’s Go to the Movies” by Ann Reinking and Aileen Quinn Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 450: So Crazy It Just Might Work Nov. 11, 2011 Act Two: Benny Takes a Jet Ira Glass speaks with a guy named Benny, who came up with a crazy idea for how to deal with a crush. 143: Sentencing Oct. 22, 1999 Act Two: How We Got Here We hear the history of why these drug laws were enacted from a firsthand witness. 98: Throwing the First Punch Mar. 27, 1998 Act Two: To Boldly Go Where No Woman Has Gone Before Meema Spadola follows Maritza, a New Yorker who loves to box and has the skill to go pro, but who's not going pro. Staff RecommendationsView all 744 Aug. 13, 2021 Essential The pandemic forced jobs to change, but then the workers changed, too. 706 May 29, 2020 A Mess to Be Reckoned With Lissa Yellow Bird searches for missing people. She's great at it. But then, her niece goes missing.