Full episode 47: Christmas and Commerce Act Four Act Four Share a clip Transcript ByJohn Connors Tapes recorded in a Chicago home Christmas morning, more than 50 years ago. (3 minutes) More in FamilyView all 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Three: This Must Be the Place For more than a decade, Boris Furman has meticulously tracked the whereabouts of his family members, averaging the latitude and longitudes to arrive at “The Family Average Location.” But nobody really knows why. 748: The End of the World as We Know It Sept. 17, 2021 Act One: 1.5 Degrees of Separation Producer Aviva DeKornfeld was interested in the toll that having a wakeup-moment could have on a family, and she heard about someone who had a moment like that over a decade ago. 739: Sisters June 11, 2021 Act One: Cindy and Dayana Cindy and Dayana Carcamo are close. 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.