421 December 3, 2010 Last Man Standing Is it stubbornness? Tenacity? Survival of the fittest? This week, stories about people who feel compelled to keep going, especially when everyone else has given up. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript L.Brumm Photography and Design Act One Act One ByIra Glass Ira Glass speaks with JoAnn Chiakulas, the only Juror on the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich who believed he was innocent of trying to sell Barack Obama's senate seat. (11 minutes) Song:“Do Your Duty” by Candi Staton Act Two Last Man Stand-Up BySarah Koenig Producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of Duke Fightmaster, who refused to give up his simple dream: to replace Conan O'Brien. (24 1/2 minutes) Act Three My Own Private U.F.O. ByElna Baker A story about God and extraterrestrials, told by Elna Baker. Elna is the author of a memoir called The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. Song:“My Flying Saucer” by Billy Bragg & Wilco Photos My Own Private U.F.O. Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 182: Cringe Apr. 13, 2001 Act Two: M*a*s*h Notes Ira reports on a week he spent on the set of the TV show M*A*S*H in 1979, supposedly to do a story about the program for National Public Radio. 116: Poultry Slam 1998 Nov. 27, 1998 Act Four: The Meaning Of A Bird Writer David Rakoff explains how his life was changed—in a single evening—in a room of 5000 chickens. 51: Animals Die, People Ponder Jan. 24, 1997 Act One: I'm Ferdinand. I'm Glad to be Your Steak Tonight Jay Allison presents a woman who "talks" to animals and a slaughterhouse owner. Staff RecommendationsView all 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration. 563 Aug. 7, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part Two A city goes all out to integrate its schools.