Full episode 47: Christmas and Commerce Act Four Act Four Share a clip ByJohn Connors Tapes recorded in a Chicago home Christmas morning, more than 50 years ago. (3 minutes) More in FamilyView all 735: Bloody Feelings Apr. 9, 2021 Act Two: Blood Ties The discovery of 30 century-old postcards written in old Yiddish by a distant family member challenges David Kestenbaum’s ideas about the unimportance of blood ties. 720: The Moment After This Moment Oct. 16, 2020 Act Four: Potus Operandi Ten years ago Jonathan Menjivar was on the cusp of something big: the birth of his daughter. 691: Gardens of Branching Paths Jan. 10, 2020 Act Three: Sklar-Crossed Brothers Being an identical twin is kind of like having a parallel world right on top of ours, one in which there is another version of you running around. More by John ConnorsView all 574: Sinatra’s 100th Birthday Dec. 11, 2015 Act Three: History Lesson Ira and music contributor John Conners on Sinatra's worst songs. 74: Conventions Aug. 29, 1997 Act One: Dark Shadows John Connors has very mixed emotions about attending a convention for viewers of the TV program Dark Shadows. 46: Sissies Dec. 13, 1996 Act Two: Instructions For Sissies Chicago performance artist John Conners reads from a 1942 book called How To Improve Your Personality, from a chapter instructing men on how to avoid being sissies.