Full episode 545: If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, SAY IT IN ALL CAPS Act Two Freedom Fries ByIra Glass Recently, This American Life has been getting a lot of hate mail about the young women on our staff — listeners complain about their "vocal fry." Ira investigates the phenomenon. (8 1/2 minutes) More by Ira GlassView all 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. 633: Our Town - Part Two Dec. 15, 2017 Act Five: Today In 2012, the fever broke, and the Albertville city council stopped targeting Latino residents.