63 May 9, 1997 One Thing People whose lives are organized around one thing. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Diego Sevilla Prologue ByIra Glass Ira talks with a gang kid who turned to Jesus with the same ferocity and dedication with which he served his old street gang. (5 minutes) Act One Life Without Leanne ByLarry Doyle A story by Larry Doyle. (10 minutes) Act Two Inescapable Logic ByBeau O'Reilly Beau O'Reilly tells the story of a man who tried to run for President as a utopian nudist. (24 minutes) Act Three More Than One Thing ByPaul Tough How journalist Philip Weiss came to agree with some Clinton conspiracy theorists but not to follow their cause. With Paul Tough. (10 minutes) Act Four Quitting Quitting ByIra Glass This American Life gets a return visit from Evan Harris, the woman who used to believe that quitting was the one thing at the heart of all human existence. (8 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 247: What Is This Thing? Sept. 19, 2003 Act Two: View From The Other Half An act named after two TV shows, one where women sit around and talk, the other where men sit around and talk. 478: Red State Blue State Nov. 2, 2012 Act One: I Know You Are, But What Am I? We surveyed hundreds of people around the country, from every part of the political spectrum, about the ways in which politics are interfering with their friendships and families. 138: The Real Thing Aug. 27, 1999 Act One: My Life With The Thrill Kill Cult The story of someone trying and trying to get close to The Real Thing, and why it was so difficult. Staff RecommendationsView all 352 Mar. 14, 2008 The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar In 1912, a four-year-old boy went missing in Louisiana. Eight months later, he was found. But two grief-stricken mothers both claimed the same boy as their own. 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.