778 August 26, 2022 Me Minus Me When a fundamental part of yourself changes dramatically, are you still who you thought you were? Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Gandee Vasan / Getty Images Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Prologue Prologue Guest host Bim Adewunmi talks to Mona Chalabi about why she sometimes feels like an imposter in her own home. (9 minutes) ByBim Adewunmi Act One Voice Over Sandy Allen tells the story of learning to play an instrument that suddenly sounds very different — his own voice. (19 minutes) ByBim Adewunmi Act Two Me Minus You Writer Marie Phillips has a short story about a strange man in a parking lot, offering to grant one wish. (11 minutes) ByMarie Phillips Act Three One Pill Made Me Small When Karla Cornejo Villavicencio decided to make a change that had the potential to alter who she’s known herself to be for many years, she didn’t know who would emerge. (17 minutes) ByKarla Cornejo Villavicencio Song:“I Know I’ve Been Changed” by LaShun Pace Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 225: Home Movies Nov. 8, 2002 Act Two: The Kids Stay In The Picture From the time he was a little kid until the time he graduated high school, Darren Stein made movies with his father's video camera. 129: Advice May 14, 1999 Act One: Sleepless In Seattle What if you asked people for advice and actually took all the advice that everyone gave you? As an experiment, writer Sarah Vowell tried exactly that, when she recently solicited advice from many different people about insomnia. 207: Special Ed Mar. 8, 2002 Act Three: Walkout Veronica Chater tells the story of her developmentally disabled brother Vincent, who one day quit his job and then quit everything else, mystifying everyone in his life. Staff RecommendationsView all 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration. 563 Aug. 7, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part Two A city goes all out to integrate its schools.