Full episode 87: A Very Special Sedaris Christmas Act One Front Row Center With Thaddeus Bristol Share a clip Transcript 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 724: Personal Recount Nov. 13, 2020 Act Two: Puppy Love Triangle Writer Emily Flake’s young daughter tries to make up her mind about whether or not she has a crush on a boy in her class. 692: The Show of Delights Jan. 31, 2020 Act Two: The Squeals On The Bus Producer Robyn Semien captures a special morning for her five-year-old son, Cole, who is doing something delightful for the very first time: he’s getting to ride the school bus. 653: Crime Scene (2018) 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. More by David SedarisView all 714: Day at the Beach Aug. 14, 2020 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. 639: In Dog We Trust (2018) 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 (2014) 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.