39 October 25, 1996 Halloween This week: A show for Halloween. Stories of things that are supposed to be scary, but aren't. Download Share a clip Transcript Steve Chasmar Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks to people who gather every week to watch the TV show Dark Shadows. (1 minute) Act One Dark Shadows ByIra Glass Ira continues his story. (10 minutes) Act Two Scientists in a Haunted House ByIra Glass An excerpt from Your Radio is Haunted. (6 minutes) Act Three Vampire Girl ByIra Glass An interview with Vampire Girl. (6 minutes) Act Four The Evil Within ByJulie Showalter Julie Showalter, on a costume she wore as a kid. (11 minutes) Act Five Gang Girl ByIra Glass Gang Girl, on a body they thought was fake that turned out to be real. (10 minutes) Act Six Screams ByGregory Whitehead Greg Whitehead, with screams from the This American Life audience. (7 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 27: The Cruelty of Children June 21, 1996 Act One: I Like Guys David Sedaris reads one of his funniest and most affecting stories from his book Naked before a live audience. 283: Remember Me Feb. 25, 2005 Act Two: Where's Walter? Starlee Kine rents a room at a Ramada hotel in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, where a ghost supposedly plays pranks on the guests and staff. 343: Poultry Slam 2007 Nov. 23, 2007 Act Three: Chicken Diva Yet another testimony to the power chickens have over our hearts and minds. 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. 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions!