83 November 14, 1997 One of Us Stories of outsiders who want to be insiders, and vice versa. 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 107: Trail of Tears (1998) July 3, 1998 Act One Sarah Vowell and her twin sister Amy re-trace the Trail of Tears. 425: Slow To React Jan. 21, 2011 Act One: When I Grow Up Back in 2004, a reporter named David Holthouse published a remarkable story in the weekly paper he worked for, Westword. 400: Stories Pitched by Our Parents Feb. 12, 2010 Act Five: Alissa's Mom And Sarah's Mom Two short ideas that didn't work out so well as full stories. Staff RecommendationsView all 165 July 28, 2000 Americans In Paris David Sedaris takes Ira on a tour of his favorite spots in Paris. 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity.