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This American Life podcast

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

739: Sisters

Sisters build worlds together, worlds that are just for them. Stories about the bonds between sisters and how they get broken and fixed—or not.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/4r5vCiVEKLg) ... Read more

13 Jun 2021

59 MINS

59:53

13 Jun 2021


#9

74: Conventions

Remember conventions, before the pandemic? When people with one common interest gather in monstrous, fluorescent-lit halls for the weekend. Sometimes they drive each other crazy, sometimes they fall in love.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/cXI_pbOkiDE) ... Read more

06 Jun 2021

59 MINS

59:35

06 Jun 2021


#8

738: Good Grief!

So many of us, we don’t want to think about death. We avoid grieving when we lose someone, distract ourselves, look away. In this episode, at a moment when so many families are mourning, we have stories of people figuring out how they’ll grieve, and doing a pretty good job of it.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/Pd8LTiCrrE0) ... Read more

30 May 2021

59 MINS

59:20

30 May 2021


#7

706: A Mess to Be Reckoned With

Lissa Yellow Bird searches for missing people. Cold cases, mostly. People no one else is looking for. It’s not her job, but a lot of Native Americans go missing and their cases remain unsolved, so families often ask Lissa for help. But then, Lissa’s own niece goes missing. ![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/07WvCp-jKRc) ... Read more

23 May 2021

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:37

23 May 2021


#6

737: The Daily

An ode to life's daily practices, and what you learn from doing a thing every single day.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/yWTBpRcvOVg) ... Read more

16 May 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:20

16 May 2021


#5

736: The Herd

What happens when your own community suddenly turns on you?![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/kgG2OnHdt0w) ... Read more

25 Apr 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:48

25 Apr 2021


#4

735: Bloody Feelings

Stories about the power of blood.![image] (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/knUhYG6aYrY) ... Read more

11 Apr 2021

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:10

11 Apr 2021


#3

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


#2

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


#1

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