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 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 57: Delivery Mar. 14, 1997 Act Four: Check Out the Package on That Guy Nancy Updike and UPS Men. 129: Advice May 14, 1999 Act Two: Advise And Consent Host Ira Glass talks with his mom—a clinical psychologist—about why people seem to rarely take the advice others give. 173: Three Kinds of Deception Dec. 15, 2000 Act One: Self-Deception Producer Alex Blumberg tells the story of an ex-con-turned-actor named Richie Castellano. Staff RecommendationsView all 206 Mar. 1, 2002 Somewhere in the Arabian Sea Life aboard an aircraft carrier stationed in the Arabian Sea supporting bombing missions over Afghanistan. 490 Mar. 22, 2013 Trends With Benefits The startling rise of the number of people on disability in America.