Full episode 685: We Come From Small Places Act Three Share a clip ByIra Glass Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes) More in New York CityView all 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act One Writer and poet Imani Brown takes us through her experience at the parade that takes place in the early hours before the parade. 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act Four One of New York’s biggest and most successful masquerade bands goes down the parade route for the last time. 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act Two Producers Marlon Bishop and Nadia Reiman go inside a heated steel pan competition and meet a mother and daughter who could be competing together for the last time. More by Ira GlassView all 686: Umbrellas Up Oct. 18, 2019 Act One: The Cursed Generation A bunch of 22-year-olds from Hong Kong explain why they are cursed and what that means for their and Hong Kong’s future. (17 minutes) 686: Umbrellas Up Oct. 18, 2019 Act Two: The Fight Katherine, Ira and Emanuele go to a protest and get tear gassed in front of a Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. (6 minutes) 678: The Wannabes July 5, 2019 Wannabes Two Host Ira Glass follows presidential hopeful Julián Castro as he prepares for the first debate of the Democratic primary.