Full episode 245: Allure of the Mean Friend Act One Return To The Scene Of The Crime Share a clip ByJonathan Goldstein Jonathan Goldstein interrogates the girls, now grown up, who terrorized him and his classmates years ago in school—and finds they can be just as scary as ever. Jonathan Goldstein is the author of the novel Lenny Bruce is Dead. (18 minutes) Song:“Hello Goodbye” by The Beatles More in FriendshipView all 612: Ask a Grown-Up Mar. 17, 2017 Act Four: Ask A Very Grown Woman Ira's good friend Mary Ahearn died this week. 587: The Perils of Intimacy May 27, 2016 Act Two: Why Can’t We Be Friends? Producer Neil Drumming conducts an experiment to find out: can two adults, both new in town, become friends, with the right help? (16 minutes) 573: Status Update Nov. 27, 2015 Act Two: Mon Ami Ta-Nehisi Producer Neil Drumming talks with his friend Ta-Nehisi Coates about Ta-Nehisi’s newfound fame and their friendship. More by Jonathan GoldsteinView all 597: One Last Thing Before I Go Sept. 23, 2016 Act Two: Uncle's Keeper Jonathan Goldstein tries to convince his uncle and his father to get into the same room and have a conversation for the first time in decades, before it’s too late and one of them dies. 557: Birds & Bees May 15, 2015 Act Three: About that Farm Upstate While it’s hard to explain to kids how babies come into the world, it might be harder to explain that people leave the world too — especially to a kid whose mom or dad or brother or sister has died. 539: The Leap Nov. 7, 2014 Act Two: Where We're Going, We Don't Need Roads Producers Jonathan Goldstein and Sean Cole were fascinated by a recent Pew Research statistic stating that 9% of Americans want to travel through time.