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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

351: Return to Childhood

People who try to revisit their childhoods—what they find and what they do not find. ... Read more

20 Nov 2022

59 MINS

59:52

20 Nov 2022


#9

732: Secrets

Why we tell them, and what happens after we do. ... Read more

13 Nov 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:21

13 Nov 2022


#8

784: Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map

Not long ago, Republicans in Ohio passed a constitutional amendment to end gerrymandering in the state. And then a funny thing happened. The same Ohio Republicans drew electoral maps that violated their own constitutional amendment. They’ll be using them in this week’s midterm elections. We try to understand how that could happen. ... Read more

06 Nov 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:55

06 Nov 2022


#7

783: Kids These Days

We hear from kids who are dealing with some of the country’s most contentious debates. Debates that are supposedly about them. ... Read more

30 Oct 2022

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:59

30 Oct 2022


#6

782: Family Dig

Two people go on excavations of their families’ pasts. Including the first episode of the new podcast, “We Were Three,” hosted by our longtime producer, Nancy Updike, and from Serial Productions and The New York Times. ... Read more

16 Oct 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:40

16 Oct 2022


#5

781: Watching the Watchers

People taking it upon themselves to keep an eye on those in charge. ... Read more

09 Oct 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:22

09 Oct 2022


#4

780: Setting the Record Straight

Getting to the facts can be difficult, but it’s always the right thing to do. Except when it isn’t. ... Read more

02 Oct 2022

59 MINS

59:02

02 Oct 2022


#3

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


#2

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


#1

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