WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.As word spread of the strange, hedonistic town, more and more lost souls gravitated toward a place they believed could be their home. In this episode, we follow Shaman John, once a man of faith turned mystic, through his first day as a Pleasure Town resident. With the bawdy residents he meets and the new identity he has claimed, Shaman John’s inaugural day proves be full of challenges and first times. Meanwhile, Matilda Barker tells her tale of love, pain and the strange brew concocted when you mix the two. After years of silence, her husband Henry gets an opportunity to recount his side of the story.