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 653: Crime Scene (2018) Aug. 3, 2018 Act Three: A Criminal Returns to the Scene of the Crime Sometimes criminals return to the scene of their misdeeds — to try to make things right, to try to undo the past. Katie Davis reports on her neighbor Bobby, who returned to the scene where he robbed people and conned people. 236: My Two Cents Apr. 11, 2003 Act Two: Stock Making Sense Producer Alex Blumberg bought a stock on a tip in 1997. 285: Know Your Enemy Mar. 25, 2005 Act Two: I Am Curious, Jello About 20 years ago, a Los Angeles prosecutor named Michael Guarino thought he'd make a name for himself by taking the lead singer of the Dead Kennedys to court for obscenity. Staff RecommendationsView all 165 July 28, 2000 Americans In Paris David Sedaris takes Ira on a tour of his favorite spots in Paris. 565 Aug. 28, 2015 Lower 9 + 10 We go to the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans to talk to residents about what matters most to them ten years after the hurricane.