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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 • 70.6K 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.

    694: Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

    694: Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

    People looking everywhere to find a place—any place—where, for once, they don't have to be the odd man out.

    • 1 hr 4 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
    692: The Show of Delights

    692: The Show of Delights

    In these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    728: Lights, Camera, Christmas!

    728: Lights, Camera, Christmas!

    This holiday season, we bring you a show filled with stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families.

    • 1 hr
    727: Boulder v. Hill

    727: Boulder v. Hill

    What the day-to-day business of saving the world looks like. We visit with one group of people who are trying to rescue us from something very large, and another group trying to rescue us from something very small.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    726: Twenty-Five

    726: Twenty-Five

    To commemorate our show’s 25th year, we have a program about people who were born the year our show went on the air.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
70.6K Ratings

70.6K Ratings

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To good to be true

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Favorite!

I’ve been listening to this podcast for well over a decade and it’s stop my favorite. Can’t get enough! :)

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