Full episode 687: Small Things Considered Act Two Let’s Give ‘Em Nothing to Talk About Share a clip ByDavid Kestenbaum David Kestenbaum talks about his love of the number zero and its power to destroy. Among zero's victims: one of the most controversial laws in recent memory. (11 minutes) More by David KestenbaumView all 727: Boulder v. Hill Dec. 18, 2020 Act Two: The Other Extinguishers For years one group of people has been trying to push a giant boulder to the top of a hill, like Sisyphus. 715: Long-Awaited Asteroid Finally Hits Earth Aug. 28, 2020 Act Three: Future Imperfect David Kestenbaum talks to one teacher there who’s already gone through a month of in-person learning to see what the future might hold for other schools. 691: Gardens of Branching Paths Jan. 10, 2020 Act Two: Sorry/Not Sorry David Kestenbaum finds out about a speech that, in another world, President Clinton gave on August 17, 1998.