55 February 28, 1997 Three Women and the Sex Industry A few months ago, radio producer Sandy Tolan was supposed to do a documentary about strippers with an aspiring writer — and stripper — named Susan. A few days before they were to begin working together, Susan disappeared, presumed dead. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Transcript manuesf Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass with Sarah, who did phone sex and nude dancing. (5 minutes) Act One Susan BySandy Tolan Sandy Tolan interviewed Susan's friends and family to make an unusual and powerful documentary about who she was and about the world she inhabited. (30 minutes) Act Two Striptease A story by therapist Lauren Slater about a case she had with a tough man obsessed with porn and how he changed. (23 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 411: First Contact June 25, 2010 Act One: Error at First Base Ira Glass mentions a very silly mistake he made with a girl when he was in junior high. 71: Defying Sickness Aug. 1, 1997 Act Three: Iron Man Mark O'Brien is a writer in California, who lives most of each day in an iron lung, thanks to a childhood case of polio. 33: A Night at the Wiener Circle Aug. 23, 1996 Act One Ira meets the workers of the Wiener Circle; they're screaming and cursing at each other, and the customers, and they actually seem really happy. Staff RecommendationsView all 241 July 11, 2003 20 Acts in 60 Minutes All kinds of little stories that we ordinarily can't use on the radio show because they are just too short. 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity.