Full episode 174: Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Milestones Prologue Share a clip Transcript ByIra Glass We hear the story of a disastrous birthday party and how it's hard not to see these kinds of moments as symbolic of something bad. (5 minutes) More in ChildrenView all 724: Personal Recount Nov. 13, 2020 Act Two: Puppy Love Triangle Writer Emily Flake’s young daughter tries to make up her mind about whether or not she has a crush on a boy in her class. 692: The Show of Delights Jan. 31, 2020 Act Two: The Squeals On The Bus Producer Robyn Semien captures a special morning for her five-year-old son, Cole, who is doing something delightful for the very first time: he’s getting to ride the school bus. 653: Crime Scene (2018) Aug. 3, 2018 Act Three: A Criminal Returns to the Scene of the Crime Sometimes criminals return to the scene of their misdeeds — to try to make things right, to try to undo the past. Katie Davis reports on her neighbor Bobby, who returned to the scene where he robbed people and conned people. More by Ira GlassView all 751: Audience of One Oct. 22, 2021 Act Four: The Kid Namastays in the Picture Jaime Amor does yoga storytelling for kids at Cosmic Kids Yoga and on YouTube. We ask her to try taking on a film for grownups. 737: The Daily May 14, 2021 Act Four: Here’s What Else You Need To Know Today Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes) 734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled Mar. 19, 2021 Act One Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs.