6 December 22, 1995 Christmas DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Chris Jones Prologue ByThe Pinetree GangIra GlassDavid Sedaris A Christmas radio play by David Sedaris and the Pinetree Gang. (28 minutes) Act One Act One ByBeau O'Reilly A Christmas tree story by Chicago playwright/musician Beau O'Reilly. (14 minutes) Act Two Act Two ByReginald GibbonsIra Glass A story about Christmas at Juvenile Court by Chicago novelist/editor Reginald Gibbons. (10 minutes) Act Three Act Three Peter Clowney reports on Christmas at the Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church. Music from Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church all through the hour. (9 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 305: The This American Life Holiday Spectacular Dec. 23, 2005 Act Six: What Would Joseph Do? Jonathan Goldstein retells the classic Christmas story, trying to understand what exactly goes through the mind of a man about to become surrogate father to The Lord. 379: Return to the Scene of the Crime May 1, 2009 Act Three: Our Man Of Perpetual Sorrow Dan Savage points a finger at the Catholic Church for being the kind of criminal organization that drives him to atheism—despite the fact that he still wants to believe he'll see his mom in heaven someday. 336: Who Can You Save? July 6, 2007 Act Two: Rescue You, Rescue Me When the U.S. government sent out a call for volunteers—regular, non-military people—to go to Iraq and help rebuild the country, Randy Frescoln signed up. Staff RecommendationsView all 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. 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.