Full episode 406: True Urban Legends Act Three Sleeper Cell Share a clip ByIra Glass Do cell phones give people brain tumors? Ira speaks with Christopher Ketcham, who wrote an article on this subject for GQ magazine. (12 minutes) Another article on the subject appears in the current issue of Harper's Magazine. Song:“Truth Is” by Brother Ali More in CancerView all 476: What Doesn’t Kill You Oct. 5, 2012 Act One: Too Soon? In July, Tig was diagnosed with cancer. 464: Invisible Made Visible May 18, 2012 Act Three: Stiff as a Board, Light as a Feather David Rakoff tells this story, about the invisible processes that can happen inside our bodies...and the visible effects they eventually have. 425: Slow To React Jan. 21, 2011 Act Three: I'm Still Here "Slow to react" is usually an insult. More by Ira GlassView all 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years. 730: The Empty Chair Jan. 22, 2021 Act Three: There’s a German Word for That Ira Glass talks to journalist Jochen Bittner about a political lie from 1920s Germany and the lessons it holds for 2020s America. 728: Lights, Camera, Christmas! Dec. 25, 2020 Act Two: Deer in the Footlights Ira talks with Connie Rex about the deer she and her sisters kidnapped and ended up putting into their school’s Christmas pageant in Woodruff, Utah, in a starring role.