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 637: Words You Can't Say Feb. 2, 2018 Act Two: Trigger Warning A glock-toting Republican is accused by her own party of trying to take away their Second Amendment rights. 420: Neighborhood Watch Nov. 19, 2010 Act Three: Witness for the Poo-secution Ira Glass tells the story of how science is being used to fight the ultimate neighborhood plague: Dog poop. 486: Valentine’s Day Feb. 8, 2013 Act Four: My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend A live performance detailing a humiliating love affair. Staff RecommendationsView all 77 Sept. 26, 1997 Pray Can the secular world and the religious world understand each other? 38 Oct. 11, 1996 Simulated Worlds Civil War reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle, and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America.