646 May 18, 2018 The Secret of My Death Cryptic messages on a cell phone and a teeter totter at a construction site: these are clues people found, trying to make sense of a death. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Adam Maida Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue Host Ira Glass talks to a guy about a crazy experiment he devised when he was a kid. It almost killed him. (5 minutes) Act Extra A Brick and a Seesaw Act One Dear Dealer ByNadia Bowers We begin with a woman whose sister has died. She has questions. Her name is Nadia Bowers, and she wrote this to someone she thinks might be of help. (17 1/2 minutes) Read the print version of Nadia Bowers's story on time.com. Act Two Commento Mori ByStephanie Foo There’s a problem with having a Facebook account after you’re dead that you’ve never, ever, ever thought about. Producer Stephanie Foo tells this story, about Dave Maher. (14 minutes) Song:“Back to Life” by Soul II Soul, featuring Caron Wheeler Act Three Funeral for a Stranger ByDana Chivvis A guy goes to a funeral for someone he doesn’t know at all, and has to piece together everything about him. Producer Dana Chivvis reports. (16 minutes) Song:“In my Time of Dying” by The Be Good Tanyas Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 488: Harper High School - Part Two Feb. 22, 2013 Act Two: Your Name Written On Me Reporter Ben Calhoun tells the story of Terrance Green, a 16-year-old who was killed three years ago but is still an iconic presence at Harper. 587: The Perils of Intimacy May 27, 2016 Act Three: Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow Comedian Kyle Mizono, in a live performance, tells about the time she met her hero, spent a week working with him every day, and it went really well. 196: Rashomon Oct. 5, 2001 Act Three: Toto, I Don't Think We're In Vietnam Anymore U.S. special operations forces will lead the first part of the coming war we're all bracing for. Staff RecommendationsView all 165 July 28, 2000 Americans In Paris David Sedaris takes Ira on a tour of his favorite spots in Paris. 487 Feb. 15, 2013 Harper High School - Part One We spent five months at a high school in Chicago where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot.