Full episode 397: 2010 Act One Chronicle Of A Death Foretold Share a clip Transcript ByShalom Auslander Shalom Auslander knows his next door neighbor will die in 2010. He's the author, most recently, of the memoir Foreskin's Lament. (15 minutes) Song:“Oh Lately It's So Quiet” by OK Go More in DeathView all 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Three: The Caretaker Producer Bim Adewunmi travels to the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act One: Goodbye Mr. Facey Producer Chana Joffe-Walt wondered what it was like for surviving MTA employees coping with the loss of their co-workers due to Covid-19. 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Two: When It Rains Producer Sean Cole has, unfortunately, experienced something known as “cumulative grief” this year. More by Shalom AuslanderView all 660: Hoaxing Yourself Nov. 2, 2018 Act Three: Oedipus Hex Shalom Auslander reads his true story, "The Blessing Bee." It's about the time when, as a third-grader at an Orthodox Jewish school, Shalom saw his chance to both make his mom proud, and push his drunken father out of the picture. 384: Fall Guy June 26, 2009 Act Four: Man In The Mirror In big families, there's often one kid who always gets blamed when something goes wrong. 369: Poultry Slam 2008 Nov. 28, 2008 Act Five: Chicken Coop For The Soul A short story about an orthodox Jewish man who dies on the operating table and goes to heaven.