751 October 22, 2021 Audience of One In a world where a virus spreads across the country and most people are not going to movie theaters, we bring the movies to you. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript AJ Dungo This is an updated version of an episode from 2020. Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass revisits the one movie he’s seen more than any other, about an ocean liner that gets hit by a tsunami and flips over. (9 minutes) Act One Many a Thing She Ought to Understand ByDiane Wu Our producer, Diane Wu, spent most of her life thinking she doesn’t have a unique and personal take on The Sound of Music. She is wrong. (13 minutes) Act Two Putting the Ease in Disease BySean Cole To cope with this pandemic, producer Sean Cole finds himself turning to a movie about a pandemic. But the virus in this movie isn’t like any you’ve ever heard of. (19 minutes) Act Three Director’s Cut ByElna Baker Comedian Will Weldon’s ex-wife made a movie loosely based on their marriage. Producer Elna Baker watches the film with Will as he revisits his break-up. (15 minutes) Act Four The Kid Namastays in the Picture ByIra Glass 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. (7 minutes) Song:“Let’s Go to the Movies” by Ann Reinking and Aileen Quinn Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 214: Family Physics May 31, 2002 Act Three: Conservation Of Energy And Matter David Sedaris outlines an experiment he conducted with fluids and a tube and a bag. 198: How to Win Friends and Influence People Nov. 2, 2001 Act One: To Make A Friend, Be A Friend David Sedaris has this instructive tale of how, as a boy, with the help of his dad, he tried to bridge the chasm that divides the popular kid from the unpopular...with the sorts of results that perhaps you might anticipate. 338: The Spokesman Aug. 10, 2007 Act Three: Impeachment Day Joe Lockhart was press secretary for President Bill Clinton. Staff RecommendationsView all 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. 352 Mar. 14, 2008 The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar In 1912, a four-year-old boy went missing in Louisiana. Eight months later, he was found. But two grief-stricken mothers both claimed the same boy as their own.