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 117: You Gonna Eat That? Dec. 11, 1998 Act One: Breakfast A story by Jay Allison and Annie Cheney, from Jay's Life Stories series. 37: The Job That Takes Over Your Life Sept. 27, 1996 Act Three: The Port Chicago 50 The story of the worst stateside disaster during World War II, at Port Chicago, an ammunition dump for the navy just north of San Francisco. 2: Small Scale Sin Nov. 24, 1995 Act Two Poet Michael Warr talks with Ira and reads some of his poems inspired by his childhood. Staff RecommendationsView all 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past. 443 Aug. 12, 2011 Amusement Park We head to some of the happiest places on earth: amusement parks!