Act one: Host Ira Glass talks with his mom about a seminar she led for mothers who are disappointed in their grown children. Act two: Los Angeles writer and performer Sandra Tsing Loh talks about her father's habit of hitchhiking - even though he can afford a car. Act three: "My; Father's Chinese Wives" - A more serious treatment of the themes in Act Two. In this story Sandra Tsing Loh talks about her father getting a new mail order bride from China. From Sandra's one-woman show "Aliens; in America."