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.
777: Name. Age. Detail.
Ten people were killed at a grocery store in Buffalo, NY. Their stories, as you’ve never heard them.
625: Essay B
In 1967, the first two Black students were enrolled at an all-white private boarding school in Virginia. The main reason they were there? To benefit the white kids.
776: I Work Better on Deadline
Stories of people racing against time to solve a problem. Will they make it?
109: Notes on Camp
People who love summer camp say that non-camp people simply don't understand what's so amazing about it. We attempt to bridge this gap of misunderstanding between camp people and non-camp people.
775: The Possum Experiment
An investigation into a very basic question about people: Are most of us bad or good?
774: The Pink House at the Center of the World
The Supreme Court case that overturned Roe v. Wade began with a lawsuit filed by a Mississippi abortion clinic. On the day Roe was overturned, we were there. Stories from the center of this moment of history, the day it happened.
i ❤️tal.. but
you know some ppl don't have access to wifi 24/7 (yes, really) i wanted to listen to my last few saved episodes on the app.. today. on my birthday. at home. by myself. but now the app is already defunct. jesus. h. christ. thanks 2020. 😭💔
Mr Glass’ voice is like Thanksgiving gravy
The in-depth journalism and poignant storytelling is like so much Thanksgiving stuffing which fills your body and warms your soul... I like apple pie, as well.