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.
605: Kid Logic
Kids using perfectly logical arguments, and arriving at perfectly wrong conclusions.
770: My Lying Eyes
People staring squarely at the truth, and still finding it hard to believe what they’re seeing.
769: The Reluctant Explorer
A man finds himself thrust into a new world he didn’t necessarily ask to visit. He takes a look around.
768: The Other Front Lines
Four personal stories from the war in Ukraine.
767: Do Not Go Gentle
In this moment when autocrats and almost-autocrats are getting bolder and more powerful, we bring you two stories of resistance, from Hungary and Russia.
766: Well Someone Had to Do SOMETHING!
People trying to jump in and solve other people's problems, putting themselves directly in the gap between the problem and the solution.
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Thank you Ira and the team for your podcasts, I always really enjoy them and I’ve told some many people about them, hoping I’m helping with your great success! Heidi Lerner Rearden Chicagoan living in Bath, UK
I don’t listen too often but all the spades I have listened to so far were very informative and brilliantly put together.
I don’t know how it’s still so good. Love these, thank you!