35 September 6, 1996 Fall Clearance Sale Evocative, funny, emotional stories collected over the last few months that haven't fit into any of our regular "theme" shows. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Jeff Kramer Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass goes to Navy Pier to visit the clearance sales. (2 minutes) Act One In the Nude ByDavid Sedaris David Sedaris reads from his story "Naked." (21 minutes) Act Two Haiku at the Scrimmage Line ByScott Carrier Scott Carrier's Haiku stories. Scott is the author of Running After Antelope. (13 minutes) Act Three Everyday Anthropology ByIra Glass Found zoophilia letters read. (7 minutes) Act Four Grandma and Easy ByJay AllisonCarmen Delzell Carmen Delzell/Jay Allison's story on a guitar player. (10 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 104: Music Lessons June 5, 1998 Act 1: Papa Was Not A Rolling Stone A case study of how children are asked to live the unlived lives of their parents. Author David Sedaris had a father who loved jazz but played no instrument himself. 389: Frenemies Sept. 11, 2009 Act 4: Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace David Rakoff demonstrates—in rhyme—how to make a wedding toast for people you never wanted to see married in the first place. Rakoff is the author of several books, most recently Half Empty. 146: Urban Nature Dec. 10, 1999 Act 3: Church Of Latter Day Snakes Scott Carrier tells the story of trying to bring a part of the outside world inside the house when he was a boy. His brother wanted to capture a rattlesnake and bring it home and keep in the basement, as a secret. Staff RecommendationsView all 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration. 563 Aug. 7, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part Two A city goes all out to integrate its schools.