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 648: Unteachable Moment June 8, 2018 Act Three: Those Who Can’t Play Daniel Alarcón’s dad was obsessed with soccer when he was growing up, but he was only average at soccer. 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act Four: Resurrection Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo. 639: In Dog We Trust Feb. 23, 2018 Act Two: Polly Wants More Than A Cracker Veronica Chater explains the conflict in her house between her love for her pet macaw—a kind of parrot—and her love for her husband and three kids. 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.