39 October 25, 1996 Halloween This week: A show for Halloween. Stories of things that are supposed to be scary, but aren't. 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 11: Enemies Jan. 24, 1996 Act 1: Dave's Hatred The story of Dave and Bob continues. For reasons that Bob never fully understood, Dave successfully turned everyone in their school against his former friend, even forming clubs devoted to hating Bob. 409: Held Hostage June 4, 2010 Act 2: Misdeeds An angry man in New Orleans seeks revenge against people who bought property that he formerly owned and that was seized by the city. The homeowners find themselves trapped in a morass of paperwork, court visits...and worse. 223: Classifieds Oct. 11, 2002 Act 2: Help Wanted An audio diary of two people using the classified ads to find jobs. Produced by Joe Richman, the awarding winning producer of the series Radio Diaries. Staff RecommendationsView all 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! 387 Aug. 7, 2009 Arms Trader 2009 The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man suspected of being an illegal arms dealer.