89 January 9, 1998 Sibling Rivalry Stories about people who are destined to fight: brothers and sisters. Download Share a clip Transcript Tony the Misfit Prologue ByIra Glass Two quick real life fables about the power of sibling rivalry. (2 minutes) Act One He Is Heavy, He's My Brother ByIra Glass True tales of sibling cruelty. (4 minutes) Act Two Drama Of The Gifted Child's Sister BySandra Loh Tamar Brott, on growing up with two music prodigies, and Sandra Tsing Loh's sister Kaitlin, a ballet prodigy. (20 minutes) Act Three Destiny ByIra GlassDeb Monroe Deb Monroe's two daughters as they fight. (6 minutes) Act Four Fraternity Is Destiny ByDonald Antrim Writer Donald Antrim's The Hundred Brothers, and the question: What happens when we grow up? (24 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 58: Small Towns Apr. 4, 1997 Act One: City Mouse, Country Mouse Sarah Vowell and her family. 269: Someone to Watch Over Me July 16, 2004 Act Two: The Over-protective Kind Veronica Chater's mother wants to go to a resort in Mexico with a friend. 79: Stuck in the Wrong Decade Oct. 10, 1997 Working In Another Decade [Retracted] This episode originally included a story by reporter Stephen Glass (no relation to Ira) about an internship at George Washington's former plantation, which we have removed because of questions about its truthfulness. Staff RecommendationsView all 46 Dec. 13, 1996 Sissies A family where the father was one kind of sissy and the son was another kind, and how the family was destroyed despite the fact that no one wanted it to be. 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father?