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Recently, host Ira Glass and his friend Etgar Keret were at an exhibit of photography by Cindy Sherman, and a woman came up to Etgar claiming to be Cindy Sherman. Then she said she wasn't. Ira decides to call Cindy Sherman to clear things up. (9 minutes)
What if someone mistakes you for someone else, and you decide to just go with it? Actor John Conlee reads this story from Etgar Keret's book Suddenly a Knock on the Door. In the podcast version, Etgar returns to explain the real-life experience that inspired him to write the story. (12 minutes)
Forgive us our Press Passes
Producer Sarah Koenig reports on a company called Journatic, that is producing local journalism in a brand new way. Or is it really journalism? (23 1/2 minutes)
An article at Poynter.org adds details to the story.
Comedian Jackie Clarke tells this story, about parents pretending to be parents. Jackie is a writer for the ABC sitcom Happy Endings.