Full episode 137: The Book That Changed Your Life Act One Act One Share a clip Transcript ByIra Glass More of Alexa Junge and how Moss Hart's autobiography changed her life. She followed his path, learned specific lessons, and had a vision of him that was absolutely clear—until she met his widow. (10 minutes) More in ArtView all 618: Mr. Lie Detector June 9, 2017 Act Two: Where the Rubber Meets the Road Ira discusses James Comey’s Senate testimony this week, testimony that called the president a liar. 493: Picture Show Apr. 19, 2013 Act Two: A Picture is Worth A Thousand… Dollars Painter Schandra Singh usually sells her paintings to wealthy art collectors. 351: Return to Childhood Mar. 7, 2008 Act Four: When We Were Angels The most innocent possible student uprising imaginable...documented by an actual student, Hillary Frank, using the crude tools of a telephone answering machine and a shiny red boom box. More by Ira GlassView all 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Two: Father of Invention There’s a machine lots of us encounter as a big impersonal, mechanical apparatus, that has a ghost in it. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Two: Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act One: Don’t Chicken Out Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.