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This American Life podcast

This American Life

By This American Life  

This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

 

#10

549: Amateur Hour

People put in positions they’re completely unqualified to handle, but who try to make it work anyway. Including one story of a tough group of soldiers who attempt to save lives through the power of show tunes.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/W7Be5-Y4eSw) ... Read more

04 Apr 2021

00 MINS

00:00

04 Apr 2021


#9

676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid

Adults telling kids who they are, and kids wondering — are they right?![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/pDn7f2F5H2U) ... Read more

28 Mar 2021

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:46

28 Mar 2021


#8

734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled

How the pandemic has thrown college admissions process into a kind of slow-motion chaos. One of the biggest changes: most colleges have stopped requiring the SAT. For decades, there’s been a debate over whether schools should drop the test. What’s it mean that it finally happened?![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/wUJ0USUNisM) ... Read more

21 Mar 2021

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:10

21 Mar 2021


#7

695: Everyone's a Critic

People squirming in a world where everything is rated and reviewed.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/OU0E2-8fPLA) ... Read more

14 Mar 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:35

14 Mar 2021


#6

733: Warriors in the Garden

This week, three men who came together to protest the murder of George Floyd. They were unified, loud, and impressive, but over time these three friends end up in three very different places.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/Qsvz5eopbTk) ... Read more

07 Mar 2021

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:43

07 Mar 2021


#5

732: Secrets

Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/I9GyW1egvCc) ... Read more

21 Feb 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:21

21 Feb 2021


#4

731: What Lies Beneath

Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/TQnhI5DexsM) ... Read more

14 Feb 2021

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:09

14 Feb 2021


#3

730: The Empty Chair

Things we’ve lost in the past year — since the first American coronavirus case — that we haven’t talked about so much. Gossip. The chance to make new friends. And much larger stuff.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/9GoyQnfupuA) ... Read more

24 Jan 2021

59 MINS

59:43

24 Jan 2021


#2

729: Making the Cut

There's always someone whose job it is to decide if you measure up.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/MGUJrjWKIrQ) ... Read more

10 Jan 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:37

10 Jan 2021


#1

728: Lights, Camera, Christmas!

This holiday season, we bring you a show filled with stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/u_HUp_vxvcg) ... Read more

27 Dec 2020

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:15

27 Dec 2020