85 December 5, 1997 Poultry Slam 1997 Humans have turned chicken and turkey into what we want them to be, which means that chickens and turkeys are a mirror of ourselves. Download Share a clip Transcript Eva Ekeblad Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass reads from a letter Benjamin Franklin wrote, and discusses it with Jack Hitt. (5 minutes) Act One Chicken Diva ByJack Hitt Jack Hitt reports on one woman's opera about Chicken Little. (15 minutes) Act Two Headless Chicken In Topless Bar ByIra Glass Ira with Lloyd Natoff, on killing chickens. (9 minutes) Act Three Duck Warrior ByMichael Lewis Michael Lewis on duck hunting. (7 minutes) Act Four Trying To Respect A Chicken ByIra Glass Ira with chicken photographer Tamara Staples. (20 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 3: Poultry Slam 1995 Dec. 1, 1995 Act Five Writer David Sedaris tells of the giddiness he felt when he purchased a taxidermy turkey head — attached to its foot. 40: Lessons Nov. 1, 1996 Act Two: Swimming Lesson Scott Carrier's wife and mother-in-law insist that Scott's three-and-a-half year old daughter enroll in swimming classes. 70: Other People's Mail July 25, 1997 Act Four: Golden Rule Sarah Vowell puts her foot down. Staff RecommendationsView all 241 July 11, 2003 20 Acts in 60 Minutes All kinds of little stories that we ordinarily can't use on the radio show because they are just too short. 218 Aug. 9, 2002 Act V A group of inmates at a high-security prison stage a production of the last act of Hamlet.