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.
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.
750: The Ferryman
Stories about getting from Point A to Point B—with expert assistance.
203: Recordings for Someone
Personal recordings one person made for just one other person, including what some have called the greatest phone message ever.
749: My Bad
An hour devoted to embarrassing stories. They’re not always just little moments – funny, daily stuff that we laugh about later. Some can change you for the rest of your life.
748: The End of the World as We Know It
What happens when one family goes all in on fighting climate change.
747: Suitable for Children
Who thought that would be good for a kid?
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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.