63 May 9, 1997 One Thing People whose lives are organized around one thing. Download Share a clip Transcript Diego Sevilla Prologue ByIra Glass Ira talks with a gang kid who turned to Jesus with the same ferocity and dedication with which he served his old street gang. (5 minutes) Act One Life Without Leanne ByLarry Doyle A story by Larry Doyle. (10 minutes) Act Two Inescapable Logic ByBeau O'Reilly Beau O'Reilly tells the story of a man who tried to run for President as a utopian nudist. (24 minutes) Act Three More Than One Thing ByPaul Tough How journalist Philip Weiss came to agree with some Clinton conspiracy theorists but not to follow their cause. With Paul Tough. (10 minutes) Act Four Quitting Quitting ByIra Glass This American Life gets a return visit from Evan Harris, the woman who used to believe that quitting was the one thing at the heart of all human existence. (8 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 123: High Cost of Living Feb. 26, 1999 Act Two: How To Avoid The Difficulty Of Living With Someone When adults talk babytalk to each other, it is precisely to avoid having real conversations and experiencing real moments with each other. 8: New Year Jan. 3, 1996 Act One Eighteen-year-old Claudia Perez takes Ira on a tour of her Chicago neighborhood and looks at what 1995 was like for her community. 426: Tough Room 2011 Feb. 4, 2011 Act One: Make 'em Laff Host Ira Glass spends time in perhaps the toughest room on earth, the editorial meeting at the satirical newspaper, The Onion, where there's one laugh for every 100 jokes. Staff RecommendationsView all 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity. 241 July 11, 2003 20 Acts in 60 Minutes All kinds of little stories that we ordinarily can't use on the radio show because they are just too short.