55 February 28, 1997 Three Women and the Sex Industry A few months ago, radio producer Sandy Tolan was supposed to do a documentary about strippers with an aspiring writer — and stripper — named Susan. A few days before they were to begin working together, Susan disappeared, presumed dead. Transcript manuesf Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass with Sarah, who did phone sex and nude dancing. (5 minutes) Act One Susan BySandy Tolan Sandy Tolan interviewed Susan's friends and family to make an unusual and powerful documentary about who she was and about the world she inhabited. (30 minutes) Act Two Striptease A story by therapist Lauren Slater about a case she had with a tough man obsessed with porn and how he changed. (23 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 15: Dawn Feb. 28, 1996 Act One: Dawn Jack Hitt's quest to find out the truth about the man who lived down the street from him 30 years ago in South Carolina: Gordon Langley Hall, a.k.a. 221: Fake I.D. Sept. 20, 2002 Act Three: The Lie That Binds A story from David Sedaris about how the movie The End of the Affair almost ended his relationship. 371: Scenes From a Mall Dec. 26, 2008 Act Two: Not Dead Yet Yes, some stores are going out of business in the Cool Springs Galleria, but it's just two stores. Staff RecommendationsView all 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. 419 Nov. 12, 2010 Petty Tyrant The rise and fall of a school maintenance man in Schenectady, New York who terrorized his staff and got away with it for decades.