83 November 14, 1997 One of Us Stories of outsiders who want to be insiders, and vice versa. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Gwen's River City Images Prologue ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass talks with "Jim Steel," who tells a story about the social rules at his high school in Wisconsin. (4 minutes) Act One My Crap Life ByTim Melley Writer Tim Melley. (23 minutes) Act Two My Worklife ByDan Collison Independent producer Dan Collison, on Pilottown and a feature story that fell apart. (10 minutes) Act Three My Church Life BySusan Bergman Susan Bergman and the Christian convention. Susan is the author of Anonymity. (19 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 449: Middle School Oct. 28, 2011 Act Six: Grande with Sugar Ira speaks with Shannon Grande, a teacher at Rise Academy in Newark, about a seventh grader who had all sorts of problems with behavior and hygiene and schoolwork. 173: Three Kinds of Deception Dec. 15, 2000 Act Two: Deceiving Others Lawrence Otis Graham reads from an account of how he left his job as a $105,000-a-year Manhattan attorney to enter the exclusive Greenwich Country Club the only way they'd allow a black man like him: as a busboy. 651: If You Build It, Will They Come? July 13, 2018 Act One: Come All Ye Faithless Eric Mennel tells the story of one church planter, Watson Jones, who sets out on his mission to build a new church in a very challenging setting. Staff RecommendationsView all 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father? 443 Aug. 12, 2011 Amusement Park We head to some of the happiest places on Earth: amusement parks!