32 August 16, 1996 Republican Convention Unusual stories about day-to-day life at the Republican Convention. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Terri Ann Act One Normal Life In An Abnormal Setting ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass follows a delegation to find out what people actually do at a convention. (14 minutes) Act Two Act Two ByIra GlassDan Savage Sex advice columnist Dan Savage tells the odd story of how he became a Republican state convention delegate even though he's a Democrat and gay. (18 minutes) Act Three Campaign Diaries ByMichael Lewis More campaign diaries from The New Republic's Michael Lewis. (25 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 409: Held Hostage June 4, 2010 Act Three: I've Fallen In Love and I Can't Get Up Four years ago, Matt Frerking started having attacks where he simply couldn't move his body. 292: The Arms Trader (2005) July 8, 2005 Act One Hemant Lakhani, an Indian-born British citizen, had been a salesman all his life. 272: Big Tent Sept. 10, 2004 Act One: Pink Elephant Patrick Howell, a gay Republican from Orlando, goes on what might seem like an ill-fated hearts-and-minds mission at the Republican Convention. Staff RecommendationsView all 387 Aug. 7, 2009 Arms Trader (2009) The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man suspected of being an illegal arms dealer. 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.