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 399: Contents Unknown Jan. 22, 2010 Act One: Needle In A Crapstack If you don't pay the rent on a self storage unit, eventually all of your stuff can go up for auction. 700: Embiggening Apr. 10, 2020 Act Two: Popular Vote The discovery of new information casts a new light on a high school competition. 193: Stories of Loss Sept. 14, 2001 Act Three: Ashes How writer (and frequent This American Life contributor) David Sedaris and his family reacted when Sedaris's mother—a lifelong, unrepentant smoker—developed lung cancer. Staff RecommendationsView all 266 June 4, 2004 I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help Nancy Updike goes to Iraq to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the middle of a war zone. 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away.