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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

605: Kid Logic

Kids using perfectly logical arguments, and arriving at perfectly wrong conclusions. ... Read more

Yesterday

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:07

Yesterday


#9

770: My Lying Eyes

People staring squarely at the truth, and still finding it hard to believe what they’re seeing. ... Read more

08 May 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:30

08 May 2022


#8

769: The Reluctant Explorer

A man finds himself thrust into a new world he didn’t necessarily ask to visit. He takes a look around. ... Read more

01 May 2022

58 MINS

58:53

01 May 2022


#7

768: The Other Front Lines

Four personal stories from the war in Ukraine. ... Read more

24 Apr 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:54

24 Apr 2022


#6

767: Do Not Go Gentle

In this moment when autocrats and almost-autocrats are getting bolder and more powerful, we bring you two stories of resistance, from Hungary and Russia. ... Read more

10 Apr 2022

59 MINS

59:47

10 Apr 2022


#5

766: Well Someone Had to Do SOMETHING!

People trying to jump in and solve other people's problems, putting themselves directly in the gap between the problem and the solution. ... Read more

03 Apr 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:01

03 Apr 2022


#4

765: Off Course

Three people, and one animal, who know the path their lives will take until, suddenly, they don’t. ... Read more

20 Mar 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:19

20 Mar 2022


#3

764: School's Out Forever

The pandemic broke school. Can we ever go back? ... Read more

13 Mar 2022

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:35

13 Mar 2022


#2

763: The Other Mr. President

Stories about Vladimir Putin. Did he come to power in 1999 by killing hundreds of innocent Russians? How’s he really seen in his home country? This show is a mix of old and new stories we’ve done about him. ... Read more

27 Feb 2022

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:58

27 Feb 2022


#1

762: Apocalypse Creep

A woman wakes up and discovers her backyard has disappeared, and other stories from places slowly coming apart. ... Read more

13 Feb 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:00

13 Feb 2022