Full episode 756: But I Did Everything Right Act Three Bought the Farm Share a clip Transcript ByDavid Kestenbaum Senior editor David Kestenbaum helps his kids set up an ant farm. They follow all the instructions, to the letter! But he ends up learning a lesson he’s pretty sure the manufacturer did not intend. (8 minutes) Song:“Feel It All” by Athena More in AnimalsView all 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act One: Don’t Chicken Out Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion. 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act Two: A Scrub Is a Bird That Can’t Get No Love From Me Producer Bim Adewunmi on a decades-long political battle in Florida -- between the incumbent state bird and the challenger that threatens to knock it off its perch. 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act Three: We Need to Talk About Birdly There are the birds who exist, and then there are the birds who may as well exist. More by David KestenbaumView all 753: What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate Nov. 12, 2021 Act One: Until The Cows Come Home A state senator tries persuading his own constituents, from his own party, that the 2020 election was not stolen. (17 minutes) 750: The Ferryman Oct. 15, 2021 Act Three: Better Call Dave When you need to retrieve all manner of treasures secured behind steel doors and complex locks, there’s one man you can count on: safecracker Dave McOmie. 736: The Herd Apr. 23, 2021 Act Two: The Elephant in the Zoom David Kestenbaum follows one person as they try to find something—a set of words, some facts, a story—to convince Trump Republicans to get themselves vaccinated.