83 November 14, 1997 One of Us Stories of outsiders who want to be insiders, and vice versa. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Gwen's River City Images Prologue Host Ira Glass talks with "Jim Steel," who tells a story about the social rules at his high school in Wisconsin. (4 minutes) ByIra Glass Act One My Crap Life Writer Tim Melley. (23 minutes) ByTim Melley Act Two My Worklife Independent producer Dan Collison, on Pilottown and a feature story that fell apart. (10 minutes) ByDan Collison Act Three My Church Life Susan Bergman and the Christian convention. Susan is the author of Anonymity. (19 minutes) BySusan Bergman Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 187: Father's Day '01 June 15, 2001 Act One: Driving The Divorcemobile A collection of small stories, all on the the theme introduced in the prologue—the first few months after the divorce, and suddenly, your parents are less composed, more flawed, and more human, than perhaps you've ever seen them. 182: Cringe Apr. 13, 2001 Act Three: Ariel Sharon, Shimon Peres, David Ben-Gurion, and Me Adam Davidson reads from his high school diaries. 422: Comedians of Christmas Comedy Special Dec. 17, 2010 Act Three: Little Altar Boy Despite our nation's attempts to make Christmas all about toys and shopping, it is still a religious holiday. Staff RecommendationsView all 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. 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity.