Full episode 579: My Damn Mind Act One When Your Hospital-Borne Infection Is a Bullet Share a clip ByIra Glass We tell the story of that patient, Alan Pean, and how his delusions lead him to a situation that's just as strange as the worst thoughts his mind is cooking up. This story is a collaboration with the New York Times. (40 minutes) Song:“No Time for Dreaming” by Menahan Street Band More in Mental HealthView all 643: Damned If You Do… Apr. 13, 2018 Act Two: We Must Destroy This Family in Order to Save It Eileen was desperate to help her son, and the only way to do it involved a perverse legal loophole. But should she dare try it? Shannon Heffernan tells the story. 628: In the Shadow of the City 2017 Oct. 13, 2017 Act Two: Troubled Bridge Over Water There is a four mile long bridge in Naan-jing China, famous for how many people jump off to commit suicide. 622: Who You Gonna Call? Aug. 4, 2017 Act One: Fass Talker Bob Fass has been a radio host on WBAI since 1963, often taking calls from strangers late at night. 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.