Ira goes to a crowded singles bar where it wasn’t hard to find serial ghosters — people who kiss and disappear. (8 minutes)
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Elna Baker notices a change in how people in New York City are dating during the pandemic. (12 minutes)
Kurt Braunohler and his girlfriend had been together for thirteen years, and they were still only 30.
Kim Jong-Il loved movies, but hated all the movies made in North Korea. So he kidnapped a famous South Korean director and his ex-wife—a South Korean film star—locked them up in a villa in North Korea, and forced them to make movies for him. Nancy Updike tells the story.
More by Ira Glass
Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.
Jaime Amor does yoga storytelling for kids at Cosmic Kids Yoga and on YouTube. We ask her to try taking on a film for grownups.
Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes)