Full episode 194: Before and After Act Four Far From Home Share a clip ByDavid Sedaris David Sedaris talks about American and French reaction to the recent news in Paris, where he lives. He's the author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and other books. (6 minutes) Song:“America the Beautiful” by Ray Charles More in September 11View all 644: Random Acts of History Apr. 27, 2018 Act Two: Exit Through The Gift Shop The bizarre experience of being a guest in museum dedicated to the worst day of your life. 445: Ten Years In Sept. 9, 2011 Act Two: In the Garden of the Unknown Unknowns Marian Fontana, whose husband was a firefighter who died on 9/11, originally appeared on our show in 2005. 445: Ten Years In Sept. 9, 2011 Act Three: Put on a Happy Face In 2008, reporter Chris Neary told the story of John, a soldier who returned from tours of Iraq and Afghanistan with severe PTSD, and ended up attacking his fiancee and her mother. More by David SedarisView all 639: In Dog We Trust (2018) Feb. 23, 2018 Act One: The Youth In Asia When a pet dies, to what degree can it be replaced by another? And to what degree can pets replace people in our lives? David Sedaris tells this story of cats and dogs and other animals. 517: Day at the Beach (2014) Jan. 31, 2014 Act Four: Now We Are Five David Sedaris comes from a big family, who for many years growing up, took annual vacations to the same beach house. 464: Invisible Made Visible May 18, 2012 Act Four: Turn Around Bright Eyes Ira Glass's sister once met David Sedaris, and commented that he was much nicer than she thought he would be, given his writing.