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 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. 287: Backed Into A Corner Apr. 15, 2005 Act One: Working Class Hero Sandwich Dawna Lentz was a new employee at Quiznos sub shop in Seattle when the franchise owners just gave up. 75: Kindness of Strangers Sept. 12, 1997 Act Three: Unkindness Of Strangers How two next-door neighbors start treating each other badly, and how, once they start, they become obsessed with each other. Staff RecommendationsView all 387 Aug. 7, 2009 Arms Trader 2009 The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man suspected of being an illegal arms dealer. 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away.