Full episode 619: The Magic Show Act Two The Lady Vanishes Share a clip Transcript Producer David Kestenbaum became obsessed with one trick he loved as a kid—when David Copperfield made the statue of liberty disappear. (24 minutes) ByDavid Kestenbaum More in ChildhoodView all 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. 703: Stuck! May 8, 2020 Act One: You Can Check Out Any Time You Like, But You Can Never Leave Ira talks to producer Elna Baker about the time she and her siblings found themselves trapped in a hotel room with an unexpected visitor. 639: In Dog We Trust (2018) Feb. 23, 2018 Act Four: Resurrection Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo. More by David KestenbaumView all 780: Setting the Record Straight Sept. 30, 2022 Act Three: U-F-No! David Kestenbaum desperately wants to set the record straight for everybody about whether aliens regularly visit earth. 776: I Work Better on Deadline July 29, 2022 Act Two: Snail in the Coffin Senior Editor David Kestenbaum talks with a different kind of advocacy group: animal scientists doing their best to save a particular species before it winks out of existence. (16 minutes) 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Three: Bought the Farm Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm.