Full episode 361: Fear of Sleep Act Two Sleep's Tiniest Enemies ByRobyn SemienNancy Updike This American Life producers Nancy Updike and Robyn Semien report on critters that can kill sleep: cockroaches and bedbugs. (11 minutes) Song:“How Do You Sleep” by John Lennon More in Health and Health CareView all 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act One: Started From Phle-Bottom, Now We’re Here When Adele wrote into our show last summer, she described herself as “the worst phlebotomist in the whole hospital.” Producer Diane Wu couldn’t resist calling her up to find out exactly what she meant by that. 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act Four: There’s No ‘Us’ in Uterus. Oh, Wait... When Neena Pathak found out she had a fibroid, it didn’t seem so bad. 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act Five: Un-Break My Heart Producer Sean Cole scrubs in to observe heart surgeon Dr. More by Robyn SemienView all 715: Long-Awaited Asteroid Finally Hits Earth Aug. 28, 2020 Act Five: The Leftovers A week after starting classes, a Covid outbreak forces a university to send students back home. 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. 659: Before the Next One Oct. 12, 2018 Act One: Ready As You’ll Never Be Marjory Stoneman Douglas had just completed a schoolwide upgrade on their emergency plans, just a month before the mass shooting at their school.