Apr 25, 2014
It is a peculiar feeling to know with certainty that something big is about to happen to you. This week we watch people go right up to the edge of inevitable change. We hear from preteens about the terrifying knowledge that puberty is about to happen...any minute now. And true to the death and taxes saying, we found it unavoidable to include a story about each one of those things.
Note: In the Internet version of Act One, we leave some curse words un-bleeped. You can find a bleeped version here.
- Al Drucker used to work for the IRS doing tax enforcement. One thing he found really helpful in the job was when someone from the public would give a tip on who he should look into. So when Al retired from the IRS five years ago, he created taxsqueal.com, a website where you can anonymously rat out your neighbors, exes and friends to the IRS. (13 1/2 minutes)Song: