25 June 7, 1996 Basketball A set of documentary stories, radio essays and monologues about basketball, the Chicago Bulls, and their grip on Chicagoans' hearts and lives during the NBA playoffs. Download Control-click (or right-click) Tap and hold to download Transcript A. M. Woodall Act One Bulls in Our Hearts Chicagoans' dreams of the Bulls, including interviews with Chicagoans. (8 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Two Bulls in a Barber Shop Documentary story about a South Side Chicago barbershop where men gather to watch basketball. (10 minutes) ByIra Glass Act Three The Meaning of Basketball Chicago playwright David Isaacson, on hating the Bulls. Then, Nancy Updike presents a sound portrait of a Philadelphia woman and her basketball trophies. (23 minutes) ByIra GlassDavid IsaacsonNancy Updike Act Four Basketball and Commerce Chicago playwright Beau O'Reilly goes with Ira to the Scottie Pippen Dodge Store. Then, singer/songwriter/playwright Jeff Dorchen on Niketown. (8 minutes) ByJeff DorchenIra GlassBeau O'Reilly Act Five One More Dream A Bulls dream from Chicagoan Brett Grossman, and an acoustic guitar cover of Bulls theme music from Chicago musician Rick Karr. (4 minutes) ByIra Glass Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 8: New Year Jan. 3, 1996 Act Two Ira talks with Karen Hutt, Director of Religious Education for the First Unitarian Church of Chicago, who one Sunday gave a sermon at the church about her experience as the first black child to integrate the Philadelphia public school system. 148: The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Suit Dec. 24, 1999 Act Three: It Takes A Nation Of Santas To Hold Us Back Riz Rollins tells a story about himself, his brother, his grandmother and a guy in a Chicago department store they hope has some pull with Santa. 371: Scenes From a Mall Dec. 26, 2008 Act Four: Job: Security In a part of the mall no shoppers ever see, there's a snug, dark little room with 43 TV screens, one for each of the cameras in the hallways and parking lots, the roof and the loading dock. Staff RecommendationsView all 192 Aug. 31, 2001 Meet the Pros The story of one man's journey from obscurity to international professional celebrity. 206 Mar. 1, 2002 Somewhere in the Arabian Sea Life aboard an aircraft carrier stationed in the Arabian Sea supporting bombing missions over Afghanistan.