This American Life
By This American Life
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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.
||Explicit646: The Secret of My Death||The clues people find when trying to make sense of a death.||20 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit339: Break-Up||Starlee Kine tries to write the perfect break-up song with some help from Phil Collins.||13 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit645: My Effing First Amendment||Conservative students don't feel like their ideas are welcome on campus. So they're fighting back.||6 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit644: Random Acts of History||Stories about people who accidentally bump into unsettling facts of history.||29 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Never ceased to amaze me
When I lived in America for three years this weekly program on public radio never ceased to amaze me with the stories it told. It is not just the content of the stories, but the way they are told in a matter of fact manner. Thank you for making this a podcast - I have missed it back here in London.
I've been streaming this from NPR for over a year now. Very pleased to see that it looks like it will now be on itunes. Can suffer from whimsy, but entertaining stuff nonetheless.
Definitely worth listening to
This podcast has something interesting every week. Every one of these is worth listening to at least once. I have come to love some of the regular contributors, and This American Life is now an important part of my weekly routine. Definitely give this a go.