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 ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks with "Jim Steel," who tells a story about the social rules at his high school in Wisconsin. (4 minutes) Act One My Crap Life ByTim Melley Writer Tim Melley. (23 minutes) Act Two My Worklife ByDan Collison Independent producer Dan Collison, on Pilottown and a feature story that fell apart. (10 minutes) Act Three My Church Life BySusan Bergman Susan Bergman and the Christian convention. Susan is the author of Anonymity. (19 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 180: Return to Childhood 2001 Mar. 23, 2001 Act One: Once More, With Feeling Jonathan Katz listens to old tapes of his family; then travels back to the neighborhood in Brooklyn they lived in during the 1950s, looking for evidence of what his childhood was like. 222: Suckers Sept. 27, 2002 Act Three: Suckers In The Promised Land There's a whole nation where the idea of suckerdom permeates almost every aspect of culture and politics. 147: A Teenager's Guide to God Dec. 17, 1999 Act Three: Wise As Serpents And Harmless As Doves Hardships begin. Staff RecommendationsView all 110 Sept. 4, 1998 Mapping The world redrawn by the five senses. 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to make its monthly quota: 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected.