Full episode 687: Small Things Considered Act Two Let’s Give ‘Em Nothing to Talk About Share a clip Transcript ByDavid Kestenbaum David Kestenbaum talks about his love of the number zero and its power to destroy. Among zero's victims: one of the most controversial laws in recent memory. (11 minutes) More by David KestenbaumView all 736: The Herd Apr. 23, 2021 Act Two: The Elephant in the Zoom David Kestenbaum follows one person as they try to find something—a set of words, some facts, a story—to convince Trump Republicans to get themselves vaccinated. 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act Two: Blood Ties The discovery of 30 century-old postcards written in old Yiddish by a distant family member challenges David Kestenbaum’s ideas about the unimportance of blood ties. 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act One: Through The Eye Of A Needle Fewer than 40 million Americans have gotten the vaccine so far, which leaves a lot of people jealous and wondering what happens inside those little rooms.