79: Stuck in the Wrong Decade

79: Stuck in the Wrong Decade

Oct 10, 1997
People stuck in the wrong decade — or simply carrying a lot of the props from another decade.

NOTE: This episode originally included a story by reporter Stephen Glass (no relation to Ira), which we have removed because of questions about its truthfulness. This story is included in the transcript only for reference.
  • A communist, the filmmaker Marcel Ophuls, the band Camper Van Beethoven, and other people who may be stuck in the wrong decade. (3 minutes)HistoryMusicPolitics

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  • Karl T. Wright's and Wendy Miller's game show wedding. (18 minutes)FunnyTelevisionWeddings

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  • A former addict and a former prisoner discuss the developmental retardation their experiences caused. (8 minutes)Criminal JusticeDrugsHealth Care/MedicineMental HealthMusic

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  • New York writer Sarah Miller talks about two men she knows. (9 minutes)CitySexuality

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  • Jeff Dorchen reads Italo Calvino's short story All At One Point from Calvino's book Cosmicomics. (9 minutes)

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  • 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. This story is included in the transcript only for reference.FictionHistoryScience

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