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 78: How Bad Is Bad? Oct. 3, 1997 Act Three: How Bad Is This Relationship? The people of Chicago speak out. 305: The This American Life Holiday Spectacular Dec. 23, 2005 Act One: Twas The Morning After A Christmas poem from David Rakoff, about holidays in The Big City. 252: Poultry Slam 2003 Nov. 28, 2003 Act Four: Trying To Respect The Chicken Ira accompanies photographer Tamara Staples as she attempts to photograph chickens in the style of high fashion photography. Staff RecommendationsView all 154 Mar. 10, 2000 In Dog We Trust 2000 Exactly how much are the animals that live in our home caught up in everyday family dynamics? 75 Sept. 12, 1997 Kindness of Strangers A locksmith tells the story of an act of kindness he committed, hoping for a small reward. That, and other stories of kindness in New York City.