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 590: Choosing Wrong June 24, 2016 Act Two: Poll Dance Ira talks to Tom, who regrets his vote on Brexit this week. 611: Vague and Confused Mar. 3, 2017 Act Two: A Dave in Court A judge in a suburban New Jersey courtroom wants the people who come before him to see the rules as fair. 467: Americans in China June 22, 2012 Act One: Why Do You Have to Go and Make Things So Complicated? There are about seventy thousand Americans living in mainland China today, according to the Chinese and US governments. Staff RecommendationsView all 504 Sept. 6, 2013 How I Got Into College How a stolen library book got one man into his dream school and changed his life forever. Or at least that's the story he tells himself. 443 Aug. 12, 2011 Amusement Park We head to some of the happiest places on Earth: amusement parks!