83 November 14, 1997 One of Us Stories of outsiders who want to be insiders, and vice versa. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Gwen's River City Images Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks with "Jim Steel," who tells a story about the social rules at his high school in Wisconsin. (4 minutes) Act One My Crap Life ByTim Melley Writer Tim Melley. (23 minutes) Act Two My Worklife ByDan Collison Independent producer Dan Collison, on Pilottown and a feature story that fell apart. (10 minutes) Act Three My Church Life BySusan Bergman Susan Bergman and the Christian convention. Susan is the author of Anonymity. (19 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 216: Give the People What They Want July 12, 2002 Act Five: What Daddy Wants In any family, giving other people what they want becomes fantastically complicated, often because people tend to give others the things they'd like themselves. 425: Slow To React Jan. 21, 2011 Act One: When I Grow Up Back in 2004, a reporter named David Holthouse published a remarkable story in the weekly paper he worked for, Westword. 233: Starting From Scratch Mar. 7, 2003 Act Three: The First Starting From Scratch Jonathan Goldstein reads a story about the first people to ever start from scratch, a couple named Adam and Eve. Staff RecommendationsView all 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away. 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.