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411: First Contact
Act One

Error at First Base

Ira Glass mentions a very silly mistake he made with a girl when he was in junior high. Then comedian Mike Birbiglia tells the story of his rocky foray into the world of making out with girls. Mike has a book coming out this Fall called Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories, which features this story and some others he’s told here on This American Life. (15 minutes)