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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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    • 4.6 • 3.5K 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.

    635: Chip in My Brain

    635: Chip in My Brain

    A boy who can’t dribble gets a coach, a new best friend, and something to believe in.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    732: Secrets

    732: Secrets

    Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.

    • 1 hr
    731: What Lies Beneath

    731: What Lies Beneath

    Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    670: Beware the Jabberwock

    670: Beware the Jabberwock

    Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    730: The Empty Chair

    730: The Empty Chair

    Things we’ve lost in the past year — since the first American coronavirus case — that we haven’t talked about so much. Gossip. The chance to make new friends. And much larger stuff.

    • 59 min
    729: Making the Cut

    729: Making the Cut

    There's always someone whose job it is to decide if you measure up.

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.5K Ratings

3.5K Ratings

citruspale ,

Always enjoyable

As above

HélèneAC ,

The masters

Wonderful, quirky, sincere this podcast is amongst the best. One small point: missing some of the original voices.

U8Mate ,

Too many reruns

Far too many reruns for a show of its calibre.

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