This American Life

By This American Life

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 Feb 19, 2019

April
 Feb 15, 2019
very enjoyable podcast.


 Feb 3, 2019


 Jan 16, 2019
Good reporting from the offices that brought us Serial.

Learner
 Jan 15, 2019
Another podcast fallen victim to liberal ideology, rejecting thoughts and ideas that even question their way of thinking. Used to he a fun listen...now seems to push open borders, anti-guns, and anti-ideas. Sad decline the last 4 years...

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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
668: The Long Fuse
1:06:54
People tossing words out into the world impulsively. And how they ignite and burn. Over decades.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/Lim0fgqO_T0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 17, 2019
486: Valentine’s Day
1:00:53
Love makes us do crazy things. But usually not this crazy. This week for Valentine's Day we have stories of people going to extremes to find and pursue their one true love.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/BVRV-TEwzsU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 10, 2019
667: Wartime Radio
1:06:32
Intimate and personal dispatches from two very different battlefields: A small town in the Syrian war. And the U.S. opioid epidemic. Each came from a DIY radio outfit. (Okay, one’s a podcast.)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/VybQPjeslds" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 03, 2019
638: Rom-Com
1:02:31
The one thing you know for sure when you're watching a romantic comedy is that it's going to turn out okay in the end. When you're living one? Not so much. This week, stories that unfold like rom-coms.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/pQRVMINMDhA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 27, 2019
666: The Theme That Shall Not Be Named
01:04:56
Satan! In his many surprising manifestations, all around us.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/Z5lH81jeQLs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 20, 2019
665: Before Things Went to Hell
01:03:30
We revisit those moments of calm before the storm, when things could have gone very differently, but instead, they went to hell.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/7NjW4TZZoR0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 13, 2019
664: The Room of Requirement
01:00:31
Libraries aren't just for books. They're often spaces that transform into what you need them to be: a classroom, a cyber café, a place to find answers, a quiet spot to be alone. It's actually kind of magical. This week, we have stories of people who roam the stacks and find unexpected things that just happen to be exactly what they required. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/O9fqT1iR85I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 30, 2018
663: How I Read It
01:02:38
Documents you don't normally think of, showing you things you didn't expect. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/77U1bite8ok" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 09, 2018
662: Where There Is a Will
01:03:18
Stories of people who believe there is always a way. And also those who don’t.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/sZodUVZeV0U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 18, 2018
661: But That's What Happened
01:02:34
Stories of women in unsettling situations. When they try to explain what’s wrong, they’re told that they don’t understand—that there’s nothing unsettling about it.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/talpodcast/~4/wiVS9RpSdX0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 11, 2018