Full episode 125: Apocalypse Act Three Again Share a clip BySarah Vowell How believing in the end of the world can be the best thing that ever happens to you. Writer Sarah Vowell talks about three end-of-the-world groups she comes to know. (16 minutes) Song:“Modern World” by The Modern Lovers More in ReligionView all 651: If You Build It, Will They Come? July 13, 2018 Act One: Come All Ye Faithless Eric Mennel tells the story of one church planter, Watson Jones, who sets out on his mission to build a new church in a very challenging setting. 635: Chip in My Brain Jan. 12, 2018 Act One: Believing A private basketball coach teaches a young student some things his parents don't agree with. 635: Chip in My Brain Jan. 12, 2018 Act Two: Unbelieving Cody's parents try to get him to unlearn some of what AJ taught him—and it's difficult. More by Sarah VowellView all 574: Sinatra’s 100th Birthday Dec. 11, 2015 Act Two: One Sinatra Fan ... Versus All Of Network TV. Before Sinatra died, Sarah Vowell appeared on this radio program and made a prediction about how network news would cover Sinatra's death ... and she made a simple plea. 354: Mistakes Were Made Apr. 18, 2008 Act Two: You’re Willing To Sacrifice Our Love There's a famous William Carlos Williams poem called "This is Just to Say." It's about, among other things, causing a loved one inconvenience and offering a non-apologizing apology. 329: Nice Work If You Can Get It Apr. 6, 2007 Act Three: The Homesick Explorer This American Life contributor Sarah Vowell tells the story of a mapmaker named Charles Preuss who charted the Western Territories with two of American history's legendary explorers—John Charles Fremont and Kit Carson.