Full episode 81: Guns Prologue Share a clip ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass reads an ad from American Handgunner. People who love guns and people who hate them have a hard time seeing eye to eye, but this ad bridges the gap. As this week's show does. Hopefully. (4 minutes) More in GunsView all 722: The Unreality of Now Oct. 30, 2020 Act Two: The Gun Reality of Now The statistics on first time gun ownership are higher than ever in America. 670: Beware the Jabberwock Mar. 15, 2019 Act One: Down the Rabbit Hole Producer Miki Meek picks up the story of Lenny Pozner, whose son, Noah, was killed at Sandy Hook. 637: Words You Can't Say Feb. 2, 2018 Act Two: Trigger Warning A glock-toting Republican is accused by her own party of trying to take away their Second Amendment rights. 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.