743 July 30, 2021 Don't You Be My Neighbor Bad neighbors. What can you do about them? Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Matt Chase Prologue Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to Eyal Levin, who says his neighbor has been propagating a lie for years about one of the most contentious issues in New York: street parking. (10 minutes) Act One Home, Home Near the Range ByMike Giglio A stranger moves to Pawlet, Vermont. At first, his neighbors aren’t sure exactly what to make of him. And then, the problems start. Reporter Mike Giglio tells the story. (23 minutes) Act Two Fear Thy Neighbor ByMike Giglio Reporter Mike Giglio tries to answer the question: Just how much should the residents of Pawlet fear their new neighbor? (21 minutes) Song:“Neighbors” by Lucius & “Bad Neighbor” by Kora (radio only) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 76: Mob Sept. 19, 1997 Act Three: Neighbors To The Mob Jerry Capeci, dean of the New York reporters who cover organized crime, on the decline of the mob in recent years. 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. 155: Hoaxing Yourself (2000) Mar. 17, 2000 Act Two: Conning The Con Men The story of a con man, one of the most successful salesmen in a long-running multimillion-dollar telemarketing scam, who finally got caught when he was conned himself. Staff RecommendationsView all 84 Nov. 21, 1997 Harold The story of Harold Washington and the white backlash that was set off when he became Chicago's first black mayor. 472 Aug. 17, 2012 Our Friend David Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff.