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.
||Explicit542: Wait—Do You Have The Map?||Two brothers take a doomed road trip through Mexico. Plus other stories of feeling lost and trying to figure out how to move ahead.||18 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit638: Rom-Com||Stories about surviving the mishaps of love.||11 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit637: Words You Can't Say||People who say the “wrong” thing and suffer the consequences.||4 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit352: The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar||In 1912, a four-year-old boy went missing in Louisiana. Eight months later, he was found. But two grief-stricken mothers both claimed the same boy as their own.||28 1 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.