Full episode 396: #1 Party School Prologue Share a clip ByIra GlassSarah Koenig Host Ira Glass visits This American Life producer Sarah Koenig at her house in State College PA, a few blocks from Penn State's campus, on a weekend night near one in the morning. They witness all kinds of alcohol-induced mayhem. (8 minutes) Song:“Party in the U.S.A.” by Miley Cyrus More in AlcoholView 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. 485: Surrogates Jan. 25, 2013 Act Two: Maul in the Family Amity Bitzel was a teenager when her parents decided to adopt a 27-year-old man. 432: Know When To Fold ‘Em Apr. 8, 2011 Act Three: Gin Rummy One of the principles of treating alcoholism is that there's hope for everyone. 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.