Full episode 697: Alone Together Act Three Mom Share a clip ByIra Glass Ira calls up his mother Shirley Glass after unexpectedly finding her quoted as a “sexpert” in Marie Claire magazine, back in 1996. One of the first stories we did on our show. (8 minutes) More by Ira GlassView all 700: Embiggening Apr. 10, 2020 Act Three: Tunnel Vision A mysterious tunnel in Toronto leads to wild public speculation. 699: Fiasco! Apr. 3, 2020 Act Two: Squirrel Cop The first day on the job inevitably means mistakes, mishaps, and sometimes, fiascos. 697: Alone Together Mar. 20, 2020 Act Five: Let’s Talk Radio Ira talks to his dad about a job he had before Ira was born.