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. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript A. M. Woodall Act One Bulls in Our Hearts ByIra Glass Chicagoans' dreams of the Bulls, including interviews with Chicagoans. (8 minutes) Act Two Bulls in a Barber Shop ByIra Glass Documentary story about a South Side Chicago barbershop where men gather to watch basketball. (10 minutes) Act Three The Meaning of Basketball ByIra GlassDavid IsaacsonNancy Updike 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) Act Four Basketball and Commerce ByJeff DorchenIra GlassBeau O'Reilly Chicago playwright Beau O'Reilly goes with Ira to the Scottie Pippen Dodge Store. Then, singer/songwriter/playwright Jeff Dorchen on Niketown. (8 minutes) Act Five One More Dream ByIra Glass A Bulls dream from Chicagoan Brett Grossman, and an acoustic guitar cover of Bulls theme music from Chicago musician Rick Karr. (4 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 58: Small Towns Apr. 4, 1997 Act Three: Small Town In The Big City Paul Johnson, Carlos Appleby, and Sanantonio Brooks talk about how their housing project is like a small town. 530: Mind Your Own Business July 18, 2014 Act One: Jill House Rules Earlier this year, a cheerleader named Lacy T filed a lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders for failing to pay her minimum wage. 222: Suckers Sept. 27, 2002 Act Two: The Stereo Type Rarely when we're suckered do we get a chance at revenge, and that turns out to be a good thing. Staff RecommendationsView all 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. 419 Nov. 12, 2010 Petty Tyrant The rise and fall of a school maintenance man in Schenectady, New York who terrorized his staff and got away with it for decades.