Full episode 99: I Enjoy Being A Girl, Sort Of Act Three Strength In Numbers Share a clip ByIra Glass Ira with "The Hens," a group of nine middle-aged women who've known each other since girlhood. They play recordings of their recent three-day road trip from Chicago to a casino in a cotton field in Mississippi. (13 minutes) Song:“Back to Life” by Soul II Soul More in AutomobilesView all 513: 129 Cars Dec. 13, 2013 Act Four Salesman Jason Mascia has the most sales of anyone this month, as usual. 513: 129 Cars Dec. 13, 2013 Act Eight The last day of the month continues and the truism is accurate: some people get great deals because it’s the end of the month and they have to hit their goal. 513: 129 Cars Dec. 13, 2013 Act Five The next-to-last day of the month. More by Ira GlassView all 700: Embiggening Apr. 10, 2020 Act Three: Tunnel Vision A mysterious tunnel in Toronto leads to wild public speculation. 699: Fiasco! Apr. 3, 2020 Act Two: Squirrel Cop The first day on the job inevitably means mistakes, mishaps, and sometimes, fiascos. 697: Alone Together Mar. 20, 2020 Act Three: Mom Ira calls up his mother Shirley Glass after unexpectedly finding her quoted as a “sexpert” in Marie Claire magazine, back in 1996.