Full episode 125: Apocalypse Act Three Again Share a clip BySarah Vowell How believing in the end of the world can be the best thing that ever happens to you. Writer Sarah Vowell talks about three end-of-the-world groups she comes to know. (16 minutes) Song:“Modern World” by The Modern Lovers More in ReligionView all 635: Chip in My Brain Jan. 12, 2018 Act One: Believing A private basketball coach teaches a young student some things his parents don't agree with. 635: Chip in My Brain Jan. 12, 2018 Act Two: Unbelieving Cody's parents try to get him to unlearn some of what AJ taught him—and it's difficult. 624: Private Geography Sept. 1, 2017 Act Two: Kids in the Hall Will McMillan found a home in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses when he was a teenager. More by Sarah VowellView all 574: Sinatra’s 100th Birthday Dec. 11, 2015 Act Two: One Sinatra Fan ... Versus All Of Network TV. Before Sinatra died, Sarah Vowell appeared on this radio program and made a prediction about how network news would cover Sinatra's death ... and she made a simple plea. 354: Mistakes Were Made Apr. 18, 2008 Act Two: You’re Willing To Sacrifice Our Love There's a famous William Carlos Williams poem called "This is Just to Say". 329: Nice Work If You Can Get It Apr. 6, 2007 Act Three: The Homesick Explorer This American Life contributor Sarah Vowell tells the story of a mapmaker named Charles Preuss who charted the Western Territories with two of American history's legendary explorers—John Charles Fremont and Kit Carson.