39 October 25, 1996 Halloween This week: A show for Halloween. Stories of things that are supposed to be scary, but aren't. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Transcript Steve Chasmar Prologue Host Ira Glass talks to people who gather every week to watch the TV show Dark Shadows. (1 minute) ByIra Glass Act One Dark Shadows Ira continues his story. (10 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Two Scientists in a Haunted House An excerpt from Your Radio is Haunted. (6 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Three Vampire Girl An interview with Vampire Girl. (6 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Four The Evil Within Julie Showalter, on a costume she wore as a kid. (11 minutes) ByJulie Showalter Act Five Gang Girl Gang Girl, on a body they thought was fake that turned out to be real. (10 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Six Screams Greg Whitehead, with screams from the This American Life audience. (7 minutes) ByGregory Whitehead Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 9: Julia Sweeney Jan. 10, 1996 Act Two: Julia Gets Cancer In the second half of the show, she talks about her own cancer — cervical cancer that was diagnosed six months after her brother got sick. 270: Family Legend Aug. 6, 2004 Act One: Take My Cheese, Please We continue with the story of Eddie Schmidt and his parents, Josie and Bob, who tell the greatest Aunt Mary story of all time: the one about the provolone, the glance, and an aggrieved woman's attempt at revenge. 137: The Book That Changed Your Life Aug. 20, 1999 Act One More of Alexa Junge and how Moss Hart's autobiography changed her life. 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. 354 Apr. 18, 2008 Mistakes Were Made Freezing dead people so scientists can reanimate them in the future is a lot harder than it sounds.