743 July 30, 2021 Don't You Be My Neighbor Bad neighbors. What can you do about them? Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Matt Chase Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to Eyal Levin, who says his neighbor has been propagating a lie for years about one of the most contentious issues in New York: street parking. (10 minutes) Act One Home, Home Near the Range ByMike Giglio A stranger moves to Pawlet, Vermont. At first, his neighbors aren’t sure exactly what to make of him. And then, the problems start. Reporter Mike Giglio tells the story. (23 minutes) Act Two Fear Thy Neighbor ByMike Giglio Reporter Mike Giglio tries to answer the question: Just how much should the residents of Pawlet fear their new neighbor? (21 minutes) Song:“Neighbors” by Lucius & “Bad Neighbor” by Kora (radio only) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 81: Guns Oct. 24, 1997 Act One: Nra Vs Nea Sarah Vowell goes home to Montana to try and understand her gunsmith dad a little better. 420: Neighborhood Watch Nov. 19, 2010 Act One: Wary Home Companions Reporter Ruth Padawer tells the story of a woman goes to her neighbors with an incredible request—to help care for her son after she dies—and is shocked by their response. 464: Invisible Made Visible May 18, 2012 Act Four: Turn Around Bright Eyes Ira Glass's sister once met David Sedaris, and commented that he was much nicer than she thought he would be, given his writing. Staff RecommendationsView all 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis. 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.