89 January 9, 1998 Sibling Rivalry Stories about people who are destined to fight: brothers and sisters. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Share a clip Transcript Tony the Misfit Prologue ByIra Glass Two quick real life fables about the power of sibling rivalry. (2 minutes) Act One He Is Heavy, He's My Brother ByIra Glass True tales of sibling cruelty. (4 minutes) Act Two Drama Of The Gifted Child's Sister BySandra Loh Tamar Brott, on growing up with two music prodigies, and Sandra Tsing Loh's sister Kaitlin, a ballet prodigy. (20 minutes) Act Three Destiny ByIra GlassDeb Monroe Deb Monroe's two daughters as they fight. (6 minutes) Act Four Fraternity Is Destiny ByDonald Antrim Writer Donald Antrim's The Hundred Brothers, and the question: What happens when we grow up? (24 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act Two: Blood Ties The discovery of 30 century-old postcards written in old Yiddish by a distant family member challenges David Kestenbaum’s ideas about the unimportance of blood ties. 10: Double Lives Jan. 17, 1996 Act One: The Book Tour When Susan Bergman wrote a book about her family's experience, other gay men tried to explain her father's actions to her. 69: Dream House July 18, 1997 Act One: Meema's Adventure A family dreams of life in rural Maine, moves there, and then things get really complicated. Staff RecommendationsView all 449 Oct. 28, 2011 Middle School Stories from the awkward, confusing, hormonally charged world of middle school. 489 Mar. 1, 2013 No Coincidence, No Story! We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions!