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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.

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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.

    725: Turkey in a Face Mask

    725: Turkey in a Face Mask

    For Thanksgiving weekend, stories about food, and people who set out on very particular missions with food. 

    • 1h 5 min
    682: Ten Sessions

    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.

    • 1h 1m
    Americans In Paris

    Americans In Paris

    For our 25th Anniversary, a favorite episode from 2000. Many Americans have dreamy and romantic ideas about Paris, notions which probably trace back to the 1920s vision of Paris created by the expatriate Americans there. But what's it actually like in Paris if you're an American, without rose-colored glasses?

    • 59 min
    24 Hours at the Golden Apple

    24 Hours at the Golden Apple

    For our 25th Anniversary, a favorite episode from 2000. We document one day in a Chicago diner called the Golden Apple, starting at 5 a.m. and going until 5 a.m. the next morning. We hear from the waitress who has worked the graveyard shift for over two decades, the regular customers who come every day, the couples working out their problems, assorted drunks, and, of course, cops.

    • 58 min
    Act V

    Act V

    For our 25th Anniversary, a favorite episode from 2002. We devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.

    • 1h 1m
    Break-Up

    Break-Up

    For our 25th Anniversary, a favorite episode from 2007. Writer Starlee Kine on what makes the perfect break-up song and whether really sad music can actually make you feel better. Plus, an eight-year-old author of a book about divorce, and other stories from the heart of heartbreak.

    • 1h

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5.4 k notes

kimbi456 ,

Eps

Have really enjoyed the podcasts. Some Great stories and telling of them.
Where are all the episodes ?

Qwerty onion ,

5 stars

Such an amazing show, I have recommended it to many people and will continue to do so. Thank you for bringing us so many different perspectives and interesting humans. Plus Ira, you have the best laugh!

sharonfitzyG ,

Wonderful podcast

I adore this podcast. Thanks to Ira for the shout out to the single folks in the Perils of Intimacy episode!! 😊

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