What do you do if you don't like where you are in life? You simply decide to move forward, into the next stage, by sheer force of will. A widow; an ambitious, first-time screenwriter; and a 13-year-old girl all charge forward into their futures—with uneven results.
After her boyfriend Michael was killed in the September 11 attacks, Kristen Wilde began coping with the loss in a strange way: by doing stand-up. She talks to host Ira Glass about a comedy routine that, in retrospect, maybe wasn't so funny.