Full episode 587: The Perils of Intimacy Act Two Why Can’t We Be Friends? Share a clip ByNeil Drumming Producer Neil Drumming conducts an experiment to find out: can two adults, both new in town, become friends, with the right help? (16 minutes) More in FriendshipView all 667: Wartime Radio Feb. 1, 2019 Act One: Two Dope Kings Producer Dana Chivvis picks up the story of Dave and Chris and their show “Dopey.” (27 minutes) 612: Ask a Grown-Up Mar. 17, 2017 Act Four: Ask A Very Grown Woman Ira's good friend Mary Ahearn died this week. 573: Status Update Nov. 27, 2015 Act Two: Mon Ami Ta-Nehisi Producer Neil Drumming talks with his friend Ta-Nehisi Coates about Ta-Nehisi’s newfound fame and their friendship. More by Neil DrummingView all 741: The Weight of Words July 9, 2021 Act Two: Daddy Lessons Parents try to shape who we are in their own image. 707: We Are in the Future June 5, 2020 Act Four: Childhood’s End Producer Neil Drumming looks into two videos he found on YouTube—one that takes place in Atlantic City, another in Brooklyn—that deal with the trouble kids face walking home from school. 707: We Are in the Future June 5, 2020 Act One: Metropolis Now Producer Neil Drumming spends a couple days exploring Detroit, first with a quirky mayoral candidate running an Afrofuturist campaign, and then with a couple of locals.