421 December 3, 2010 Last Man Standing Is it stubbornness? Tenacity? Survival of the fittest? This week, stories about people who feel compelled to keep going, especially when everyone else has given up. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript L.Brumm Photography and Design Act One Act One ByIra Glass Ira Glass speaks with JoAnn Chiakulas, the only Juror on the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich who believed he was innocent of trying to sell Barack Obama's senate seat. (11 minutes) Song:“Do Your Duty” by Candi Staton Act Two Last Man Stand-Up BySarah Koenig Producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of Duke Fightmaster, who refused to give up his simple dream: to replace Conan O'Brien. (24 1/2 minutes) Act Three My Own Private U.F.O. ByElna Baker A story about God and extraterrestrials, told by Elna Baker. Elna is the author of a memoir called The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. Song:“My Flying Saucer” by Billy Bragg & Wilco Photos My Own Private U.F.O. Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 329: Nice Work If You Can Get It Apr. 6, 2007 Act One: I'm Not A Tv Star, But I Play One On Tv This American Life contributor John Hodgman was unexpectedly chosen to be in a series of high-profile Apple Computer commercials (he plays a PC). 43: Faustian Bargains Nov. 22, 1996 Act Two: The Undiscovered Country Found tape of a conversation about bringing back the dead. 371: Scenes From a Mall Dec. 26, 2008 Act Four: Job: Security In a part of the mall no shoppers ever see, there's a snug, dark little room with 43 TV screens, one for each of the cameras in the hallways and parking lots, the roof and the loading dock. Staff RecommendationsView all 487 Feb. 15, 2013 Harper High School - Part One We spent five months at a high school in Chicago where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot. 488 Feb. 22, 2013 Harper High School - Part Two Part two of our program on Harper High School in Chicago, where in the last year 29 current and recent students were shot.