Full episode 685: We Come From Small Places Prologue Prologue Share a clip Transcript ByNeil Drumming Guest host Neil Drumming wonders what it would be like to know exactly where he’s from. (4 minutes) More in New York CityView all 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act One Writer and poet Imani Brown takes us through her experience at the parade that takes place in the early hours before the parade. 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act Three Our regular host Ira Glass talks to some Hasidic Jews who also live in the neighborhood to get a different take on the parade. (10 minutes) 685: We Come From Small Places Oct. 11, 2019 Act Four One of New York’s biggest and most successful masquerade bands goes down the parade route for the last time. More by Neil DrummingView all 747: Suitable for Children Sept. 10, 2021 Act One: Stars & Bars & Bars Producer Neil Drumming talks with the rapper Breeze Brewin about a toy car they both loved playing with as kids: The General Lee from the hit TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. 741: The Weight of Words July 9, 2021 Act Two: Daddy Lessons Parents try to shape who we are in their own image. 707: We Are in the Future June 5, 2020 Act One: Metropolis Now Producer Neil Drumming spends a couple days exploring Detroit, first with a quirky mayoral candidate running an Afrofuturist campaign, and then with a couple of locals.