85 December 5, 1997 Poultry Slam 1997 Humans have turned chicken and turkey into what we want them to be, which means that chickens and turkeys are a mirror of ourselves. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Eva Ekeblad Prologue Host Ira Glass reads from a letter Benjamin Franklin wrote, and discusses it with Jack Hitt. (5 minutes) ByIra Glass Act One Chicken Diva Jack Hitt reports on one woman's opera about Chicken Little. (15 minutes) ByJack Hitt Act Two Headless Chicken In Topless Bar Ira with Lloyd Natoff, on killing chickens. (9 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Three Duck Warrior Michael Lewis on duck hunting. (7 minutes) ByMichael Lewis Act Four Trying To Respect A Chicken Ira with chicken photographer Tamara Staples. (20 minutes) ByIra Glass Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 49: Animals Jan. 10, 1997 Act Three: The Moment When Humans Stopped Being Animals Anthropologists agree that humans stopped being animals when they started walking upright, on two legs. 55: Three Women and the Sex Industry Feb. 28, 1997 Act Two: Striptease A story by therapist Lauren Slater about a case she had with a tough man obsessed with porn and how he changed. 422: Comedians of Christmas Comedy Special Dec. 17, 2010 Act Six: The Best Christmas Song Ever, By Dave Hill We end our program with an original song by comedian Dave Hill. Staff RecommendationsView all 565 Aug. 28, 2015 Lower 9 + 10 We go to the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to talk to residents about what matters most to them ten years after the hurricane. 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past.