Full episode 263: Desperate Measures Act Three The Router Less Taken Share a clip ByIra Glass A man tries to unload a piece of junk he bought by selling it on eBay...not by concealing its many terrible properties...but by bragging about them. Which gets results. (8 minutes) Song:“Piece of Crap” by Neil Young More in Personal FinanceView all 523: Death and Taxes Apr. 25, 2014 Act Two: Taxes Al Drucker used to work for the IRS doing tax enforcement. 503: I Was Just Trying To Help Aug. 16, 2013 Act One: Money for Nothing and Your Cows for Free Planet Money reporters David Kestenbaum and Jacob Goldstein went to Kenya to see the work of a charity called GiveDirectly in action. 412: Million Dollar Idea July 16, 2010 Act Four: Don't Hate The Player Shawn Allee tells a story of the oldest kind of million dollar idea, the scam. More by Ira GlassView all 660: Hoaxing Yourself Nov. 2, 2018 Act One: The Sun Never Sets—On The Moosewood Restaurant The story of two young people who, in their search to figure out who they were, pretended to be people they weren't. 656: Let Me Count the Ways Sept. 14, 2018 Act Two: Kitchen Sink All the little and not-so-little ways the Trump administration is tightening its scrutiny of immigrants. 651: If You Build It, Will They Come? July 13, 2018 Act Three: An Awful Place That You’re Lucky To Get To Ira Glass reads a favorite passage from the writing of the recently deceased poet Donald Hall.