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 111: Adventures in the Simple Life Sept. 11, 1998 Act 1: Act One Two brothers set out with a friend to cross America on horseback. They take a tape recorder with them to make a kind of audio journal of their trip. 192: Meet the Pros Aug. 31, 2001 Act 3: Martha, My Dear Contributor David Rakoff visits his dream job: In the crafts department at Martha Stewart Living magazine. 213: Devil on My Shoulder May 24, 2002 Act 2: Sixteen Candles Can Lead To A Lot Of Fire Faron Yoder lives in Amish country in Indiana. When he was a teenager, like every Amish sixteen-year-old, Faron was allowed to abandon the restrictions of Amish life and live as a regular American teenager. Staff RecommendationsView all 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. 38 Oct. 11, 1996 Simulated Worlds Civil War reenactments, wax museums, simulated coal mines, fake ethnic restaurants, an ersatz Medieval castle, and other re-created worlds that thrive all across America.