Full episode 696: Low Hum of Menace Prologue Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to people as they prepare for the coronavirus but don’t know exactly what to expect yet. (8 minutes) More by Ira GlassView all 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 Five: Let’s Talk Radio Ira talks to his dad about a job he had before Ira was born. 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.