Full episode 753: What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate Act Four The Importance of Meeting Earnest Share a clip Transcript ByJeanne Darst For more than fifty years, Jeanne Darst’s dad neglected to tell his entire family about their entire family. (13 minutes) Song:“Communication Song (Song For Kids)” by Marian Burns More in FathersView all 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Two: Father of Invention There’s a machine lots of us encounter as a big impersonal, mechanical apparatus, that has a ghost in it. 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Three: This Must Be the Place For more than a decade, Boris Furman has meticulously tracked the whereabouts of his family members, averaging the latitude and longitudes to arrive at “The Family Average Location.” But nobody really knows why. 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. More by Jeanne DarstView all 457: What I Did For Love Feb. 10, 2012 Act Four: Fantastic Mr. Fox Jeanne Darst tells a story about that iconic crime of passion: snooping. 448: Adventure! Oct. 7, 2011 Act Two: Oh the Places We'll Go Any adventure show would be incomplete without some swashbuckling, dinosaur-chasing, time-traveling madness. 439: A House Divided June 24, 2011 Act Three: Don't Make Me Separate You Jeanne Darst was 16 when her parents split up.