Full episode 97: Death to Wacky Act Thirteen Dr. Jeckyl And Mr. Wacky Share a clip BySarah Vowell Sarah Vowell with Jim Nayder, host of Magnificent Obsession and The Annoying Music Show, who personifies our culture's split between seriousness and wackiness as well as anyone. (11 minutes) More in DrugsView all 667: Wartime Radio Feb. 1, 2019 Act One: Two Dope Kings Producer Dana Chivvis picks up the story of Dave and Chris and their show “Dopey.” (27 minutes) 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act One: Dear Dealer We begin with a woman whose sister has died. 526: Is That What I Look Like? May 23, 2014 Act One: Blunt Force Writer Domingo Martinez tells a story from his memoir The Boy Kings of Texas, about when he was forced to face how he might look in 20 years, if he kept doing what he was doing. More by Sarah VowellView all 574: Sinatra’s 100th Birthday Dec. 11, 2015 Act Two: One Sinatra Fan ... Versus All Of Network TV. Before Sinatra died, Sarah Vowell appeared on this radio program and made a prediction about how network news would cover Sinatra's death ... and she made a simple plea. 354: Mistakes Were Made Apr. 18, 2008 Act Two: You’re Willing To Sacrifice Our Love There's a famous William Carlos Williams poem called "This is Just to Say". 329: Nice Work If You Can Get It Apr. 6, 2007 Act Three: The Homesick Explorer This American Life contributor Sarah Vowell tells the story of a mapmaker named Charles Preuss who charted the Western Territories with two of American history's legendary explorers—John Charles Fremont and Kit Carson.