32 August 16, 1996 Republican Convention Unusual stories about day-to-day life at the Republican Convention. Download Share a clip Transcript Terri Ann Act One Normal Life In An Abnormal Setting ByIra Glass Host Ira Glass follows a delegation to find out what people actually do at a convention. (14 minutes) Act Two Act Two ByIra GlassDan Savage Sex advice columnist Dan Savage tells the odd story of how he became a Republican state convention delegate even though he's a Democrat and gay. (18 minutes) Act Three Campaign Diaries ByMichael Lewis More campaign diaries from The New Republic's Michael Lewis. (25 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 265: Fake Science May 21, 2004 Act Two: Government Science The Union of Concerned Scientists has issued a report condemning the Bush Administration for what it called "distorting and censoring scientific findings that contradict" Administration policies. 621: Fear and Loathing in Homer and Rockville July 21, 2017 Act One: Fear Brian Reed continues his story about the town of Homer, Alaska. 160: Character Assassination May 19, 2000 Act Four: Who You Gonna Call? There is an entire class of consultant who does nothing but help people and companies that are under public attack. Staff RecommendationsView all 266 June 4, 2004 I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help Nancy Updike goes to Iraq to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the middle of a war zone. 513 Dec. 13, 2013 129 Cars One car dealership tries to make its monthly quota: 129 cars. It is way more chaotic than we expected.