6 December 22, 1995 Christmas Download 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 504: How I Got Into College Sept. 6, 2013 Act Two: My Ames is True Writer Michael Lewis tells the story of a man named Emir Kamenica, whose path to college started with fleeing the war in Bosnia and becoming a refugee in the United States. 305: The This American Life Holiday Spectacular Dec. 23, 2005 Act Two: No Tenenbaum, No Tenenbaum This American Life receives an emergency transmission from a rooftop somewhere in New York City, where John Hodgman reports on the true-life origins of Christmas traditions. 16: Economy Mar. 14, 1996 Act Three: Dad Poet/performer Lisa Buscani tells a story about her father. Staff RecommendationsView all 465 May 25, 2012 What Happened at Dos Erres A Guatemalan immigrant living near Boston gets a phone call with some very strange news about his past. 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.