55 February 28, 1997 Three Women and the Sex Industry A few months ago, radio producer Sandy Tolan was supposed to do a documentary about strippers with an aspiring writer — and stripper — named Susan. A few days before they were to begin working together, Susan disappeared, presumed dead. DownloadAmazon iTunes Transcript manuesf Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass with Sarah, who did phone sex and nude dancing. (5 minutes) Act One Susan BySandy Tolan Sandy Tolan interviewed Susan's friends and family to make an unusual and powerful documentary about who she was and about the world she inhabited. (30 minutes) Act Two Striptease A story by therapist Lauren Slater about a case she had with a tough man obsessed with porn and how he changed. (23 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 240: I’m In Charge Now June 20, 2003 Act One: It's Not Just The Aces That Are Wild David Sedaris tells a story about how, as a teenager, he was scared of certain people...until he made them scared of him, one fateful night. 207: Special Ed Mar. 8, 2002 Act Three: Walkout Veronica Chater tells the story of her developmentally disabled brother Vincent, who one day quit his job and then quit everything else, mystifying everyone in his life. 259: Promised Land Feb. 20, 2004 Act One: Across the Street From Heaven Contributor Starlee Kine tells a story about getting as close to one promised land—Disneyland—as you possibly can, without actually going in. Staff RecommendationsView all 110 Sept. 4, 1998 Mapping The world redrawn by the five senses. 487 Feb. 15, 2013 Harper High School - Part One We spent five months at a high school in Chicago where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot.