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 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Three: The Caretaker Producer Bim Adewunmi travels to the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act One: Goodbye Mr. Facey Producer Chana Joffe-Walt wondered what it was like for surviving MTA employees coping with the loss of their co-workers due to Covid-19. 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Two: When It Rains Producer Sean Cole has, unfortunately, experienced something known as “cumulative grief” this year. 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 (2006) 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.