Full episode 342: How to Rest in Peace Act Two The Good Son Share a clip ByBrett Martin A story about a mother who wants to commit suicide and a son who dutifully helps her do it—even though his mother is a happy, healthy, independent person. How did they manage to pull it off? Practice, practice, practice. (16 minutes) More in DeathView all 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act Two: Commento Mori There’s a problem with having a Facebook account after you’re dead that you’ve never, ever, ever thought about. 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act Three: Funeral for a Stranger A guy goes to a funeral for someone he doesn’t know at all, and has to piece together everything about him. 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act One: Dear Dealer We begin with a woman whose sister has died. More by Brett MartinView all 628: In the Shadow of the City 2017 Oct. 13, 2017 Act One: Brooklyn Archipelago Out for a simple pleasure cruise with two friends, Alex Zharov was planning to see Jamaica Bay in New York City. 426: Tough Room 2011 Feb. 4, 2011 Act Four: Contrails Of My Tears Brett Martin documents a previously unnoticed human phenomenon, one that involves airplanes...crying...and Reese Witherspoon. 311: A Better Mousetrap Apr. 14, 2006 Act Three: What Would Fill-in-the-blank Do? Reporter Brett Martin tries to use the tools of modern marketing to invent a new religion...one that would serve all the Americans who don't associate with any particular organized religion.