751 October 22, 2021 Audience of One In a world where a virus spreads across the country and most people are not going to movie theaters, we bring the movies to you. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript AJ Dungo This is an updated version of an episode from 2020. Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass revisits the one movie he’s seen more than any other, about an ocean liner that gets hit by a tsunami and flips over. (9 minutes) Act One Many a Thing She Ought to Understand ByDiane Wu Our producer, Diane Wu, spent most of her life thinking she doesn’t have a unique and personal take on The Sound of Music. She is wrong. (13 minutes) Act Two Putting the Ease in Disease BySean Cole To cope with this pandemic, producer Sean Cole finds himself turning to a movie about a pandemic. But the virus in this movie isn’t like any you’ve ever heard of. (19 minutes) Act Three Director’s Cut ByElna Baker Comedian Will Weldon’s ex-wife made a movie loosely based on their marriage. Producer Elna Baker watches the film with Will as he revisits his break-up. (15 minutes) Act Four The Kid Namastays in the Picture ByIra Glass Jaime Amor does yoga storytelling for kids at Cosmic Kids Yoga and on YouTube. We ask her to try taking on a film for grownups. (7 minutes) Song:“Let’s Go to the Movies” by Ann Reinking and Aileen Quinn Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 406: True Urban Legends Apr. 23, 2010 Act Two: Fleeing is Believing Foreigners arrive in the United States believing all kinds of misinformation about us...misinformation that turns out to be true. 348: Tough Room Feb. 8, 2008 Act Two: Bar Car Prophesy Writer Rosie Schaap tells the story of how she ingratiated herself into the adult society of the Metroliner commuter train bar car as a teenager. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Two: Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. Staff RecommendationsView all 429 Mar. 11, 2011 Will They Know Me Back Home? Stories of people who've grown so accustomed to wartime that the lives they've left behind no longer make sense. 84 Nov. 21, 1997 Harold The story of Harold Washington and the white backlash that was set off when he became Chicago's first black mayor.