This American Life

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 Oct 15, 2019
One of my favourite podcasts.

 Aug 1, 2019

 Jul 24, 2019
too many repeats

 Jul 20, 2019

 Jul 15, 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
685: We Come From Small Places
The staff goes to one of the biggest parties in New York City, the Labor Day Carnival and the West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 13, 2019
581: Anatomy of Doubt
This week, a story about doubt: how it germinated, spread, and eventually took hold of an entire community, with terrible consequences. A collaboration with The Marshall Project and ProPublica, the print version of the story was written by Ken Armstrong and T. Christian Miller.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 06, 2019
684: Burn It Down
Stories of people who decide the only way forward — for real change — is to burn everything to the ground.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 29, 2019
683: Beer Summit
Two people, sitting down over a beer, hashing out their differences and understanding where the other guy is coming from. Hard to imagine these days, right? It's so rare right now that someone is curious enough to actually see the other person's point of view. This week on the show, beer summits. Including going behind the scenes of the most famous one ever.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 22, 2019
682: Ten Sessions
What if someone told you about a type of therapy that could help you work through unhealed trauma in just ten sessions? Some people knock through it in two weeks. Jaime Lowe tried the therapy—and recorded it.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 25, 2019
681: Escape From the Lab
What happens when our most ingenious creations actually make it out into the world.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 18, 2019
680: The Weight Of Words
Words mean things, but some words are especially meaningful — whether in a survival manual, a song lyric, or a slur.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 28, 2019
679: Save the Girl
People go on missions to save young girls from danger. But sometimes they get so caught up in the mission that it overshadows the girl herself.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 14, 2019
678: The Wannabes
This country is crawling in presidential candidates right now and they're bumping into each other in Des Moines and yelling over each other in Miami. We hang out with them, in this weird early period of the election when they're easy to walk right up to.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 07, 2019
677: Seeing Yourself In the Wild
Stories of those unexpected moments when we see who we really are.<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 16, 2019