Host Ira Glass talks with "Jim Steel," who tells a story about the social rules at his high school in Wisconsin.
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Host Ira Glass talks to three teenage boys who buy computer equipment using stolen credit card numbers.
Danny Toro, a member of a Chicago street gang for ten years, explains what gangster movies he liked most in his gang years and why. Scarface, with Al Pacino, was a good movie to get him pumped up to go out with his boys. A Lucky Luciano film taught him a lesson in how to be more compassionate with members of his own gang.
In 1940, Jack Geiger, at the age of fourteen, left his middle-class Jewish home and knocked on the door of a black actor named Canada Lee. He asked Lee if he could move in with him.
A hemophiliac teenager who tries to set world records and to motocross.
Host Ira Glass talks to Amanda, who's 16 and lives with her mom in a Christian commune in Chicago.
Ira with 19-year-old Claudia Perez at a furniture store in Claudia's Mexican neighborhood.
Ron Carlson's short story.
We begin to hear a story by Scott Carrier.
Ira talks with a gang kid who turned to Jesus with the same ferocity and dedication with which he served his old street gang.
Beau O'Reilly tells the story of a man who tried to run for President as a utopian nudist.
Why one teenager set fires and then stopped setting them. Paul Tough interview.
A 17 year old tricks an entire resort town into believing he is someone he is not. By Jack Hitt and Christopher Cerf.
Ira with a girl gang member about the day she nearly died.
Scott Carrier visits a courtroom where teenagers are tried and convicted by their teenage peers in Tucson, Arizona.