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 58: Small Towns Apr. 4, 1997 Act One: City Mouse, Country Mouse Sarah Vowell and her family. 277: Apology Nov. 5, 2004 Act One: Repeat After Me A story by regular contributor David Sedaris involving his sister Lisa, a secret, and her very understanding parrot. 125: Apocalypse Apr. 2, 1999 Act Three: Again How believing in the end of the world can be the best thing that ever happens to you. Staff RecommendationsView all 570 Oct. 16, 2015 The Night in Question Conspiracy theories about the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin continue to shape Israel's politics and future. 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to sell 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected.