776: I Work Better on Deadline
Mike McFarland tells Ira about trying to get a message to someone under the most critical deadline imaginable—emphasis on the “imagine.” (8 minutes)
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Act Two: Who Is Sarah Blust?
Producer Alix Spiegel talks to one of her closest friends, Sarah Blust, about the time Sarah met a stranger who, unbeknownst to her, had already spent years thinking about her. (29 minutes)
Act One: Love and Other Exports
How much can you trust whether somebody who you think is close to you really is close to you? Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr.’s been thinking about that question since a recent visit with some of his childhood friends in Sierra Leone. (37 minutes)
Act Three: He’s All That
Calvin is an 11 year old who is learning what love is all about, the hard way. (7 minutes)
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Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You
A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior.
Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six.
Act Four: Next
Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughout the country.