83 November 14, 1997 One of Us Stories of outsiders who want to be insiders, and vice versa. Download 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 339: Break-Up Aug. 24, 2007 Act One: Dr. Phil In the wake of a break-up, writer Starlee Kine finds so much comfort in break-up songs that she decides to try and write one herself—even though she has no musical ability whatsoever. 15: Dawn Feb. 28, 1996 Act One: Dawn Jack Hitt's quest to find out the truth about the man who lived down the street from him 30 years ago in South Carolina: Gordon Langley Hall, a.k.a. 340: The Devil in Me Sept. 7, 2007 Act Three: The Devil Wears Birkenstocks Some people battle inner demons, but contributor David Ellis Dickerson went one step further. Staff RecommendationsView all 75 Sept. 12, 1997 Kindness of Strangers A locksmith tells the story of an act of kindness he committed, hoping for a small reward. That, and other stories of kindness in New York City. 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.