89 January 9, 1998 Sibling Rivalry Stories about people who are destined to fight: brothers and sisters. 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 293: A Little Bit of Knowledge July 22, 2005 Act Two: And Daddy Makes Three Six-year-old DJ has two dads, Dan Savage and Terry Miller. 146: Urban Nature Dec. 10, 1999 Act Four: God Bless The Hamster Who Has His Own True stories of what happens when children are allowed to bring nature's own creatures into the house as pets. 239: Lost in America June 6, 2003 Act Two: Teacher Hit Me With A Ruler Sarah Vowell tells the lost story behind a patriotic song, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." An early version of the song celebrated an American terrorist. Staff RecommendationsView all 165 July 28, 2000 Americans In Paris David Sedaris takes Ira on a tour of his favorite spots in Paris. 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!