This American Life

By This American Life

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Subscribers: 36366
Reviews: 45

 May 25, 2019

 May 15, 2019
One of my top three podcasts, along with Hidden Brain and 99% Invisible. I enjoy the format of stories related to a theme, find most of the stories interesting and always appreciate the way the show us hosted.

 May 14, 2019

 May 14, 2019
I really wish Ira would focus on more interesting ideas. Recently this podcast has been a terrible translation for middle class millennials.

 Apr 23, 2019


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.

Episode Date
647: LaDonna
A security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It’s way harder than she expects. <img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 09, 2019
676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid
Adults telling kids who they are, and kids wondering — are they right?<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 02, 2019
199: House on Loon Lake
A real-life Hardy Boys mystery. More than most of our shows, this one lends itself to a Hollywood-style tagline. Perhaps: "The House at Loon Lake: You Might Break In ... But You'll Never Forget." Or, "The House at Loon Lake: Dead Letters Tell No Tales." It's the true story of an abandoned house, discovered by a young boy in the 1970s, and the mystery of why it was abandoned.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 26, 2019
675: I’m on TV??
What it's like to be momentarily big on the small screen. <img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 19, 2019
674: Get a Spine!
Stories of people standing up for themselves, shaking off their fear, bracing themselves, and doing what they’ve been scared to do.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 12, 2019
673: Left Behind
People figuring out how to move through a world in which something important has disappeared.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 21, 2019
672: No Fair!
Stories of very small injustices and also one very big one.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 07, 2019
671: Anything Can Be Anything
People connecting the dots that maybe should not be connected.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 31, 2019
670: Beware the Jabberwock
Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 17, 2019
669: Scrambling to Get Off the Ice
The Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee may have to fight to protect Mueller's investigation and make his report public. Now that they’re in the majority, they have new tools they can use. Our producer Zoe Chace spent weeks behind the scenes with them as they tried out their new powers for the first time. This and other stories of people scrambling to get their footing on some challenging terrain.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 03, 2019