Full episode 87: A Very Special Sedaris Christmas Act One Front Row Center With Thaddeus Bristol Share a clip ByDavid Sedaris David Sedaris reads this story. A high-powered theater critic applies his critical skills to the Christmas pageants at local elementary schools. (8 minutes) More in ChildrenView all 653: Crime Scene 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. 627: Suitable for Children Oct. 6, 2017 Act Three: The Questionnaire Over the last few years, there’s been a flood of kids from Central America who’ve arrived in the United States by themselves. 617: Fermi’s Paradox May 19, 2017 Act Three: Rosie’s Paradox One night Rosie’s father, busy working, told Rosie, then 9, to stop distracting him with her questions. More by David SedarisView all 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act One: The Youth In Asia When a pet dies, to what degree can it be replaced by another? And to what degree can pets replace people in our lives? David Sedaris tells this story of cats and dogs and other animals. 517: Day At The Beach Jan. 31, 2014 Act Four: Now We Are Five David Sedaris comes from a big family, who for many years growing up, took annual vacations to the same beach house. 464: Invisible Made Visible May 18, 2012 Act Four: Turn Around Bright Eyes Ira Glass's sister once met David Sedaris, and commented that he was much nicer than she thought he would be, given his writing.