Full episode 629: Expect Delays Act Two Asleep at the Wheel Share a clip ByStephanie Foo Traffic jams that last days are not uncommon in China. Producer Stephanie Foo talks to two people about how they pass the time. (10 minutes) More in ChinaView all 628: In the Shadow of the City 2017 Oct. 13, 2017 Act Two: Troubled Bridge Over Water There is a four mile long bridge in Naan-jing China, famous for how many people jump off to commit suicide. 575: Poetry of Propaganda Dec. 18, 2015 Act Four: Party On! Evan Osnos, a staff writer for the New Yorker who for years reported on China, tells producer Nancy Updike about an incredibly shrewd and successful propaganda campaign that hinged on two words. 467: Americans in China June 22, 2012 Act Two: Beautiful Downtown Wasteland There are so few farmers in the United States that in 1993, the census stopped counting the number of Americans who live on farms at the time. More by Stephanie FooView all 668: The Long Fuse Feb. 15, 2019 Act Two: Babies Got Bank On his deathbed, a wealthy man in Toronto decides to make some trouble. 664: The Room of Requirement Dec. 28, 2018 Act Three: Growing Shelf-Awareness Lydia Sigwarth spent a lot of time in her public library growing up – all day, almost every day, for six months straight. 646: The Secret of My Death May 18, 2018 Act Two: Commento Mori There’s a problem with having a Facebook account after you’re dead that you’ve never, ever, ever thought about.