32 August 16, 1996 Republican Convention Unusual stories about day-to-day life at the Republican Convention. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Terri Ann Act One Normal Life In An Abnormal Setting ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass follows a delegation to find out what people actually do at a convention. (14 minutes) Act Two Act Two ByIra GlassDan Savage Sex advice columnist Dan Savage tells the odd story of how he became a Republican state convention delegate even though he's a Democrat and gay. (18 minutes) Act Three Campaign Diaries ByMichael Lewis More campaign diaries from The New Republic's Michael Lewis. (25 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 357: The Truth Will Out June 13, 2008 Act Two: The Spy Who Bugged Me Lawrence Wright is a reporter for the New Yorker Magazine, and an author of the bestselling book on Al Qaeda, The Looming Tower. 126: Do-Gooders Apr. 9, 1999 Act Two: Humanitarians Modern-day fables of two different kinds of do-gooders during and after the 1994 genocide in the African country of Rwanda. 499: Taking Names June 28, 2013 Act One: Reluctant Sailor Kirk sleepwalks through an open window and into a completely different life. Staff RecommendationsView all 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past. 449 Oct. 28, 2011 Middle School Stories from the awkward, confusing, hormonally charged world of middle school.