Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION.
In New York, like in lots of cities, you can call 3-1-1 for help with city services, but there's lots of things that people call in for that operators don't have answers for. And so they improvise. (4 minutes)
Back in 2013, comedian Tig Notaro went on a tour that was filmed. It was a strange tour. She and a Canadian comic named Jon Dore were going around the country, performing in people’s living rooms and back yards. This was a real tour, booked in advance. Nancy Updike saw the film and has this story. (4 minutes)