June 14, 1996

Father's Day '96

Ira's own father, Barry Glass, co-hosts this special Father's Day show.

Chris Ware

Act One

How the World Sees Your Father

LA writer/performer Sandra Tsing Loh discovers that a local rock band has recorded a song about her own father, wildly misinterpreting who he is. They think he's a free spirit; she believes he's a worried, miserly grump. She invites the band and her father into the studio to discuss it (11 minutes).
Act Four

Reconciling With Dad

Chicago playwright Beau O'Reilly talks about how he reconciled with his estranged father years ago by becoming an alcoholic just like him. (14 minutes)