Full episode 8: New Year Prologue Transcript Host Ira Glass talks about recently released archival television interviews with the Beatles, who suddenly seem a little less magic — and a lot more pedestrian (4 minutes). ByIra Glass More in MusicView all 796: What Lies Beneath Apr. 14, 2023 Act One: Music of the Night after Night after Night The musicians in the orchestra for Phantom of the Opera tell reporter Jay Caspian Kang about what it’s like to play the exact same music every single night—for decades. 778: Me Minus Me Aug. 26, 2022 Act One: Voice Over Sandy Allen tells the story of learning to play an instrument that suddenly sounds very different — his own voice. 746: This Is Just Some Songs Sept. 3, 2021 Track Five: I Talk in Tunes We had a song made just for you. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 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 throughout the country.