Full episode 579: My Damn Mind Act One When Your Hospital-Borne Infection Is a Bullet Share a clip Transcript 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 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. 682: Ten Sessions Aug. 23, 2019 Act One: Week One Jaime Lowe begins CPT. 682: Ten Sessions Aug. 23, 2019 Act Two: Week Two After a difficult first week in therapy, Jaime starts to see progress. (21 minutes) More by Ira GlassView all 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Two: Father of Invention There’s a machine lots of us encounter as a big impersonal, mechanical apparatus, that has a ghost in it. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Two: Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act One: Don’t Chicken Out Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.