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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

694: Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

People looking everywhere to find a place—any place—where, for once, they don't have to be the odd man out.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/DLszX62wk1k) ... Read more

17 Jan 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:58

17 Jan 2021


#9

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


#8

692: The Show of Delights

In these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/gH2q15VBRGE) ... Read more

03 Jan 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:14

03 Jan 2021


#7

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


#6

727: Boulder v. Hill

What the day-to-day business of saving the world looks like. We visit with one group of people who are trying to rescue us from something very large, and another group trying to rescue us from something very small.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/axxhtDWoFT0) ... Read more

20 Dec 2020

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:13

20 Dec 2020


#5

726: Twenty-Five

To commemorate our show’s 25th year, we have a program about people who were born the year our show went on the air.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/p41tfsPlK00) ... Read more

13 Dec 2020

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:28

13 Dec 2020


#4

725: Turkey in a Face Mask

For Thanksgiving weekend, stories about food, and people who set out on very particular missions with food. ![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/Qhoc9XlRW-4) ... Read more

29 Nov 2020

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:28

29 Nov 2020


#3

724: Personal Recount

Stories of people changing their minds.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/PQ_1HEECKRg) ... Read more

15 Nov 2020

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:37

15 Nov 2020


#2

723: Squeaker

People grappling with an endless presidential election.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/4Cu8V99cnmE) ... Read more

08 Nov 2020

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:46

08 Nov 2020


#1

722: The Unreality of Now

Ahead of the election, we have stories about people trying to live in the unreality that defines this moment. Election officials combat a contagion among their very own workers; people who've never owned guns suddenly go buy them; and two women who allege they were sexually assaulted by the president compare notes.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/hf9nweGDgTg) ... Read more

01 Nov 2020

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:14

01 Nov 2020