Full episode 782: Family Dig Prologue Prologue Transcript Ira Glass introduces Nancy Updike, one of This American Life's founding producers. She has a new podcast, "We Were Three." More in COVID-19View all 801: Must Be Rats on the Brain June 9, 2023 Act One: Fifty First Rats Producer Elna Baker meets Todd Sklar, a man who can’t quit rats. (22 minutes) 773: The Longest Distance Between Two Points June 17, 2022 Act Two: Ill Communication Yang Yi, in China, tells the story of a strange journey he took that started at home and ended at home. But somehow took a very long path. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Two: Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. Staff RecommendationsView all 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. 744 Aug. 13, 2021 Essential The pandemic forced jobs to change, but then the workers changed, too.