Full episode 233: Starting From Scratch Act Three The First Starting From Scratch Share a clip The Fall of Man by Hendrik Goltzius ByJonathan Goldstein Jonathan Goldstein reads a story about the first people to ever start from scratch, a couple named Adam and Eve. Jonathan Goldstein is the host of the Gimlet show Heavyweight. (14 minutes) More in FictionView all 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act Four: Resurrection Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo. 606: Just What I Wanted Dec. 23, 2016 Act One: Lopsided Tannenbaum A fictional story written and read by Maile Meloy about a family that encounters two peculiar strangers in the snow on Christmas Day. 603: Once More, With Feeling Dec. 2, 2016 Act Three: You Had One Job A bomb disposal robot is assigned a new and even more complicated task. More by Jonathan GoldsteinView all 658: The Unhappy Deciders Oct. 5, 2018 Act Two: Jury Jonathan Goldstein talks to Sven Berger, a juror still hung up over an assignment he served ten years ago. 597: One Last Thing Before I Go Sept. 23, 2016 Act Two: Uncle's Keeper Jonathan Goldstein tries to convince his uncle and his father to get into the same room and have a conversation for the first time in decades, before it’s too late and one of them dies. 557: Birds & Bees May 15, 2015 Act Three: About that Farm Upstate While it’s hard to explain to kids how babies come into the world, it might be harder to explain that people leave the world too — especially to a kid whose mom or dad or brother or sister has died.