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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

779: Ends of the Earth

An exploration of the very upper limits of what you do for someone you love. ... Read more

18 Sep 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:25

18 Sep 2022


#9

550: Three Miles

There’s a program that brings together kids from two schools. One school is public and in the country’s poorest congressional district. The other is private and costs $43,000/year. They are three miles apart. The hope is that kids connect, but some of the public school kids just can’t get over the divide. We hear what happens when you get to see the other side and it looks a lot better. ... Read more

11 Sep 2022

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:58

11 Sep 2022


#8

528: The Radio Drama Episode

Our most ambitious live show ever! We pulled together a massive team of theater pros at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Opera House—nearly 50 singers, actors, dancers and musicians. The result? Journalism turned into a Broadway musical, into opera. Mike Birbiglia, Sasheer Zamata, Stephin Merritt, Josh Hamilton, Lindsay Mendez, Lin-Manuel Miranda and others. ... Read more

04 Sep 2022

1 HR 27 MINS

1:27:31

04 Sep 2022


#7

778: Me Minus Me

When a fundamental part of yourself changes dramatically, are you still who you thought you were? ... Read more

28 Aug 2022

57 MINS

57:58

28 Aug 2022


#6

777: Name. Age. Detail.

Ten people were killed at a grocery store in Buffalo, NY. Their stories, as you’ve never heard them. ... Read more

14 Aug 2022

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:01

14 Aug 2022


#5

776: I Work Better on Deadline

Stories of people racing against time to solve a problem. Will they make it? ... Read more

31 Jul 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:28

31 Jul 2022


#4

775: The Possum Experiment

An investigation into a very basic question about people: Are most of us bad or good? ... Read more

10 Jul 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:01

10 Jul 2022


#3

774: The Pink House at the Center of the World

The Supreme Court case that overturned Roe v. Wade began with a lawsuit filed by a Mississippi abortion clinic. On the day Roe was overturned, we were there. Stories from the center of this moment of history, the day it happened. ... Read more

03 Jul 2022

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:57

03 Jul 2022


#2

773: The Longest Distance Between Two Points

Getting from A to B via Z. ... Read more

19 Jun 2022

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:35

19 Jun 2022


#1

772: The Kids' Table

Kids navigating hairy situations all on their own, with no help from grown-ups. ... Read more

05 Jun 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:13

05 Jun 2022