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Josh Bearman

Josh writes for Wired, GQ, Rolling Stone, and founded Epic, a magazine for narrative non-fiction. His weightlifting snowman story in episode 323 was made into a t-shirt, and his Santa story in 371 might be made into a film.
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Act One

Julie Snyder talks about a favorite passage from Sarah Vowell's story in episode 107: Trail of Tears: Then she talks about Alex Blumberg's interview with Griffin Hansbury in episode 220: Testosterone: Producer Robyn Semien talks about Ira's interview with Denise Moore, who was trapped in the New Orleans Convention Center after Hurricane Katrina.

Prologue

Reporter Josh Bearman tells Ira a story about two coded messages that Galileo sent to fellow scientist Johannes Kepler back in the 17th century. Galileo was trying to tell Kepler about some of the amazing discoveries he made with his new telescope.

Act Two

Josh Bearman continues his story by looking at how things got so bad for his mother and David in the first place.

Act Two: Super Duper

Josh Bearman's favorite story was told to him by his super. It involved these elements: A gas station, a beautiful woman, an orchid, a snowman, Indonesia, and a check for $30,000.