635 January 12, 2018 Chip in My Brain A boy who can’t dribble gets a coach, a new best friend, and something to believe in. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Owen Freeman Prologue Ira introduces David Kestenbaum's story with some thoughts about the challenges of parenting. (1 minute) Act One Believing ByDavid Kestenbaum A private basketball coach teaches a young student some things his parents don't agree with. David Kestenbaum has the story. (32 minutes) Act Two Unbelieving ByDavid Kestenbaum Cody's parents try to get him to unlearn some of what AJ taught him—and it's difficult. (23 minutes) Song:“Cult of Personality” by Living Colour Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 30: Obsession July 26, 1996 Act Three: Sacred Versus Profane An Orthodox Jew talks about whether Hasidic Judaism is like an obsession. 378: This I Used to Believe Apr. 17, 2009 Act Two: Team Spirit In The Sky This past Christmas a story swept the internet about a football coach at a Christian high school in Texas who inspired his team's fans to root for the opposition: A team from the local juvenile correctional facility. 40: Lessons Nov. 1, 1996 Act Three: Shooting Lesson Kitty Felde explores the mystic link between boys and guns when her cousin's husband, a liberal in Berkeley, gives her lessons in his newest toy: a gun that shoots potatoes 450 feet in the air. Staff RecommendationsView all 504 Sept. 6, 2013 How I Got Into College How a stolen library book got one man into his dream school and changed his life forever. Or at least that's the story he tells himself. 165 July 28, 2000 Americans In Paris David Sedaris takes Ira on a tour of his favorite spots in Paris.