59 April 11, 1997 Fire Stories about people who are not afraid of fire, though perhaps they should be. Download Share a clip Transcript Ben Crowe Act One Firestarter ByPaul Tough Why one teenager set fires and then stopped setting them. Paul Tough interview. (7 minutes) Act Two Centralia ByIra GlassAlix Spiegel An inextinguishable subterranean fire on the edge of a small Pennsylvania town, and why the residents are not afraid of it. Host Ira Glass and This American Life contributor Alix Spiegel. (15 minutes) Act Three Fearless ByNancy Updike Producer Nancy Updike with Ki Kim, who's not afraid of walking on coals. But maybe he should have been. (8 minutes) Act Four The Big Picture ByIra Glass Professor Stephen Pyne. (23 minutes) Act Five The Fire Within ByRennie Sparks Rennie Sparks from the band The Handsome Family. (1 minute) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 126: Do-Gooders Apr. 9, 1999 Act Two: Humanitarians Modern-day fables of two different kinds of do-gooders during and after the 1994 genocide in the African country of Rwanda. 242: Enemy Camp July 18, 2003 Act One: Confession Patrick Wall was a special kind of monk. 574: Sinatra’s 100th Birthday Dec. 11, 2015 Act Two: One Sinatra Fan ... Versus All Of Network TV. Before Sinatra died, Sarah Vowell appeared on this radio program and made a prediction about how network news would cover Sinatra's death ... and she made a simple plea. Staff RecommendationsView all 154 Mar. 10, 2000 In Dog We Trust (2000) Exactly how much are the animals that live in our home caught up in everyday family dynamics? 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.