91 January 30, 1998 Escape the Box Stories of people trying to escape the box of their own lives, and create new lives. Download Share a clip Transcript Ignatius McCarthy Act One An American Girl Turns 18 ByIra Glass Sylvia's parents are immigrants who want her to be a traditional girl. (17 minutes) Act Two 33 Million Dollar Box ByAlex Blumberg Barry Miller, a Cincinnati millionaire who robbed a bank — and was caught. Alex Blumberg reports. (13 minutes) Act Three The Feeling You Want, And The Feeling You Get ByDavid Cale David Cale's Lillian. Mild sexual content in this story. (26 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 394: Bait and Switch Nov. 6, 2009 Act Three: Friends With Economic Benefits Anna Boiko Weyrauch talks with a woman in the West African country of Ghana about the internet dating scams she has pulled on white Americans. 404: Enemy Camp (2010) Apr. 2, 2010 Act Four: Sleeping With The Enemy A short story, "Fatso," by Etgar Keret from his collection "The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God." A woman reveals to her boyfriend that she's not always what she seems, especially at night. 442: Thugs July 29, 2011 Act Two: Lifers Reporter Laura Beil tells the story of a kid named Kenneth Williams and an adult named Ton'Nea Williams (who share a last name but are not related). Staff RecommendationsView all 472 Aug. 17, 2012 Our Friend David Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff. 597 Sept. 23, 2016 One Last Thing Before I Go (2016) Ordinary people make last ditch efforts to get through to their loved ones.