646 May 18, 2018 The Secret of My Death Cryptic messages on a cell phone and a teeter totter at a construction site: these are clues people found, trying to make sense of a death. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Adam Maida Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue Host Ira Glass talks to a guy about a crazy experiment he devised when he was a kid. It almost killed him. (5 minutes) Act Extra A Brick and a Seesaw Act One Dear Dealer ByNadia Bowers We begin with a woman whose sister has died. She has questions. Her name is Nadia Bowers, and she wrote this to someone she thinks might be of help. (17 1/2 minutes) Read the print version of Nadia Bowers's story on time.com. Act Two Commento Mori ByStephanie Foo There’s a problem with having a Facebook account after you’re dead that you’ve never, ever, ever thought about. Producer Stephanie Foo tells this story, about Dave Maher. (14 minutes) Song:“Back to Life” by Soul II Soul, featuring Caron Wheeler Act Three Funeral for a Stranger ByDana Chivvis A guy goes to a funeral for someone he doesn’t know at all, and has to piece together everything about him. Producer Dana Chivvis reports. (16 minutes) Song:“In my Time of Dying” by The Be Good Tanyas Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 486: Valentine’s Day Feb. 8, 2013 Act Two: 21 Chump Street A few years ago at three high schools in Palm Beach County, Florida, several young police officers were sent undercover to pose as students, tasked with making drug arrests. 320: What’s In A Number? — 2006 Edition Nov. 3, 2006 Act One: Truth, Damn Truth And Statistics Two years ago, a Johns Hopkins University study published in The Lancet estimated the number of civilian casualties in Iraq. 637: Words You Can't Say Feb. 2, 2018 Act One: Video Killed the Video Star A famous YouTuber gets harassed on the internet—no surprise there. Staff RecommendationsView all 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past. 565 Aug. 28, 2015 Lower 9 + 10 We go to the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to talk to residents about what matters most to them ten years after the hurricane.