756 December 10, 2021 But I Did Everything Right People earnestly doing what they're told, and absolutely not getting what they were promised. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Mojo Wang Prologue Prologue A teenage girl finds a wallet and has to decide whether to return it. That, and other stories of people trying to do the right thing, and it not working out the way they thought. (5 minutes) ByIra Glass Act One Damned If You Don't Rebecca Shrader thought she knew what was right when it came to abortion. Then she got pregnant. Reporter Emma Green tells the story. (31 minutes) Emma Green reported this story in collaboration for The Atlantic and its podcast, The Experiment. ByEmma Green Act Two Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. Host Ira Glass tries to figure out who’s right. (11 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Three Bought the Farm Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm. They follow all the instructions, to the letter! But he ends up learning a lesson he’s pretty sure the manufacturer did not intend. (8 minutes) ByDavid Kestenbaum Song:“Feel It All” by Athena Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act One: Going In with a Bang Back in 1999 there was series of bombings of apartment buildings in Moscow and across Russia. 300 people died. 85: Poultry Slam 1997 Dec. 5, 1997 Act Two: Headless Chicken In Topless Bar Ira with Lloyd Natoff, on killing chickens. 11: Enemies Jan. 24, 1996 Act Three: Dave's Response Ira reaches current-day Dave, who is a born-again Christian living with his parents. Staff RecommendationsView all 261 Mar. 26, 2004 The Sanctity of Marriage A generation of researchers has revolutionized the way we see marriage. 640 Mar. 2, 2018 Five Women A different kind of #MeToo story, about several women who worked for the same man.