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 426: Tough Room 2011 Feb. 4, 2011 Act Two: Bar Car Prophesy Writer Rosie Schaap tells the story of how she ingratiated herself into the adult society of the Metroliner commuter train bar car as a teenager. 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act Four: Resurrection Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo. 305: The This American Life Holiday Spectacular Dec. 23, 2005 Act Four: An Animal Farm Christmas The great Christmas classics are all like fables. Staff RecommendationsView all 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past. 443 Aug. 12, 2011 Amusement Park We head to some of the happiest places on Earth: amusement parks!