11 episodes

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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    • 4.6 • 3.7K Ratings

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

    605: Kid Logic

    Kids using perfectly logical arguments, and arriving at perfectly wrong conclusions.

    • 1 hr
    770: My Lying Eyes

    770: My Lying Eyes

    People staring squarely at the truth, and still finding it hard to believe what they’re seeing.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    769: The Reluctant Explorer

    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.

    • 58 min
    768: The Other Front Lines

    768: The Other Front Lines

    Four personal stories from the war in Ukraine.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    767: Do Not Go Gentle

    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.

    • 59 min
    766: Well Someone Had to Do SOMETHING!

    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. 

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

HeidiReiki ,

Look forward to this podcast every week

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

Nejafeja ,

Very interesting

I don’t listen too often but all the spades I have listened to so far were very informative and brilliantly put together.

Dizdazdoz91214 ,

Fantastic

I don’t know how it’s still so good. Love these, thank you!

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