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. Download 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 148: The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Suit Dec. 24, 1999 Act Three: It Takes A Nation Of Santas To Hold Us Back Riz Rollins tells a story about himself, his brother, his grandmother and a guy in a Chicago department store they hope has some pull with Santa. 98: Throwing the First Punch Mar. 27, 1998 Act Two: To Boldly Go Where No Woman Has Gone Before Meema Spadola follows Maritza, a New Yorker who loves to box and has the skill to go pro, but who's not going pro. 513: 129 Cars Dec. 13, 2013 Act One Web Extra: How we found this car dealer. Staff RecommendationsView all 261 Mar. 26, 2004 The Sanctity of Marriage A generation of researchers has revolutionized the way we see marriage. 562 July 31, 2015 The Problem We All Live With - Part One There’s one thing that has been proven to cut the achievement gap between black and white students by half: integration.