When polled, people often rank fear of public speaking higher than fear of death. We investigate why, for so many of us, social fears trump existential ones. Plus, writer Tim Kreider
shares the upside of getting stabbed in the throat, a woman fears for the legacy she'll leave behind, and Howard
boasts about being fearless.
Featuring Jessica Cabot
and Gregor Ehrlich. Special thanks to I. L. Peretz
for his story Bontsha the Silent, which inspired part of the show.
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