Full episode 361: Fear of Sleep Act Five A Small Taste Of The Big Sleep Transcript For some people, the fear of sleep is linked to the fear of death. We hear from some of them. (5 minutes) In the radio version of this act, Ira Glass also read from the poem "Aubade" by Philip Larkin. ByIra Glass More in DeathView all 808: The Rest of the Story Aug. 18, 2023 Act Two: Oh Mother Where Art Thou? Contributor Samuel James thought he knew what happened to his mother. 793: The Problem with Ghosts Mar. 10, 2023 Act Three: Seance Fiction In the 1920s, at the height of the Spiritualism movement, a friendship blossomed between two men with opposing views on the topic: Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 779: Ends of the Earth Sept. 16, 2022 Act One: Exit Strategy Amy Bloom tells the story of her husband, Brian, getting Alzheimer's and wanting assisted suicide. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughout the country.