Full episode 155: Hoaxing Yourself (2000) Prologue Share a clip Transcript ByIra Glass Sean Cole explains why he decided that he would speak with a British accent—morning, noon and night—from the age of sixteen until he was eighteen...and how he believed the lie that he was British must be true. (3 minutes) More in ChildhoodView all 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. 703: Stuck! May 8, 2020 Act One: You Can Check Out Any Time You Like, But You Can Never Leave Ira talks to producer Elna Baker about the time she and her siblings found themselves trapped in a hotel room with an unexpected visitor. 639: In Dog We Trust (2018) Feb. 23, 2018 Act Four: Resurrection Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo. More by Ira GlassView all 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughtout the country. 765: Off Course Mar. 18, 2022 Act One: The Audition Ira’s story of Yibin Li continues. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Three: Maybe Pay Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain Disinformation and propaganda works differently in Putin’s Russia than it did during the Soviet Union.