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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

660: Hoaxing Yourself

People who tell a lie and then believe the lie more than anyone else. ... Read more

21 Nov 2021

58 MINS

58:39

21 Nov 2021


#9

753: What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate

Getting the point across — or trying to, anyway. ... Read more

14 Nov 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:42

14 Nov 2021


#8

628: In the Shadow of the City

Stories that take place on the edge of civilization, just out of sight. ... Read more

07 Nov 2021

56 MINS

56:36

07 Nov 2021


#7

752: An Invitation to Tea

A man who was imprisoned for 14 years in Guantanamo Bay, without charges, gets out and issues an invitation to all the people who kept him there. Amazingly, three of them agree to talk. ... Read more

31 Oct 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:01

31 Oct 2021


#6

751: Audience of One

In a world where a virus spreads across the country and most people are not going to movie theaters, we bring the movies to you. ... Read more

24 Oct 2021

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:44

24 Oct 2021


#5

750: The Ferryman

Stories about getting from Point A to Point B—with expert assistance. ... Read more

17 Oct 2021

59 MINS

59:18

17 Oct 2021


#4

749: My Bad

An hour devoted to embarrassing stories. They’re not always just little moments – funny, daily stuff that we laugh about later. Some can change you for the rest of your life. ... Read more

03 Oct 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:19

03 Oct 2021


#3

748: The End of the World as We Know It

What happens when one family goes all in on fighting climate change. ... Read more

19 Sep 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:52

19 Sep 2021


#2

747: Suitable for Children

Who thought that would be good for a kid? ... Read more

12 Sep 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:43

12 Sep 2021


#1

746: This Is Just Some Songs

We made you a mixtape. Don't make a big deal out of it or anything. ... Read more

05 Sep 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:15

05 Sep 2021