39 October 25, 1996 Halloween This week: A show for Halloween. Stories of things that are supposed to be scary, but aren't. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Steve Chasmar Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to people who gather every week to watch the TV show Dark Shadows. (1 minute) Act One Dark Shadows ByIra Glass Ira continues his story. (10 minutes) Act Two Scientists in a Haunted House ByIra Glass An excerpt from Your Radio is Haunted. (6 minutes) Act Three Vampire Girl ByIra Glass An interview with Vampire Girl. (6 minutes) Act Four The Evil Within ByJulie Showalter Julie Showalter, on a costume she wore as a kid. (11 minutes) Act Five Gang Girl ByIra Glass Gang Girl, on a body they thought was fake that turned out to be real. (10 minutes) Act Six Screams ByGregory Whitehead Greg Whitehead, with screams from the This American Life audience. (7 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 361: Fear of Sleep Aug. 8, 2008 Act One: Stranger in the Night Mike Birbiglia talks about the sleepwalking that nearly killed him. 183: The Missing Parents Bureau Apr. 20, 2001 Act Two: Tell It To The Void We hear a series of letters that originally appeared on the brief-lived, little-known, but well-loved webzine Open Letters. 145: Poultry Slam 1999 Nov. 26, 1999 Act One: Duki The story of a typical American family—imaginary poultry—and a handpuppet. Staff RecommendationsView all 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away. 84 Nov. 21, 1997 Harold The story of Harold Washington and the white backlash that was set off when he became Chicago's first black mayor.