Full episode 698: The Test Prologue Prologue Transcript People want to do the right thing, but it’s not always possible. We hear from two New Yorkers—a construction worker and an EMS worker—faced with unimaginable choices. (9 minutes) ByIra Glass Song:“Stay Your Ass Indoors” by MNEK More in COVID-19View all 805: The Florida Experiment July 14, 2023 Act One: Prescription for Freedom Among the big items in DeSantis's run for president is medical freedom. 801: Must Be Rats on the Brain June 9, 2023 Act One: Fifty First Rats Producer Elna Baker meets Todd Sklar, a man who can’t quit rats. (22 minutes) 773: The Longest Distance Between Two Points June 17, 2022 Act Two: Ill Communication Yang Yi, in China, tells the story of a strange journey he took that started at home and ended at home. But somehow took a very long path. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughout the country.