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.
754: Spark Bird
This bird-focused week, stories about birds and the hearts they sway, the havoc they wreak, the lives they change.
660: Hoaxing Yourself
People who tell a lie and then believe the lie more than anyone else.
753: What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate
Getting the point across — or trying to, anyway.
628: In the Shadow of the City
Stories that take place on the edge of civilization, just out of sight.
752: An Invitation to Tea
A man who was imprisoned for 14 years in Guantanamo Bay, without charges, gets out and issues an invitation to all the people who kept him there. Amazingly, three of them agree to talk.
751: Audience of One
In a world where a virus spreads across the country and most people are not going to movie theaters, we bring the movies to you.
Fixed feature in my life 💖
Every Monday I look forward to a new episode. This, for me, is the gold standard of podcasting. Many many thanks for all you do and making all my Mondays better.
Best podcast. Ever
Also in The Netherlands this podcast is often referred to as one of the best podcasts. There is so much humanity in this podcast. Stories recognisable all over the world. A podcast we desperately need. Thank you so much 😊
I love this podcast so much. It beautifully focusses on the humanity that we all have in common. No matter the topic.