This American Life

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.

https://www.thisamericanlife.org

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477: Getting Away With It


Stories of people breaking the rules fully, completely, and with no bad consequences.


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205: Plan B


There's the thing you plan to do, and then there's the thing you end up doing.


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388: Rest Stop


Nine radio reporters. Two days. One rest stop on the New York State Thruway.


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682: Ten Sessions


What if someone told you about a type of therapy that could help you work through unhealed trauma in just ten sessions? Some people knock through it in two weeks. Jaime Lowe tried the therapy—and recorded it.


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681: Escape From the Lab


What happens when our most ingenious creations actually make it out into the world.


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 19 August 2019  1h1m
 
 

409: Held Hostage


Stories of people held captive — by criminals, by paperwork, and in one man's case, his own body — and the ways they try to cope.


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 12 August 2019  59m
 
 

585: In Defense of Ignorance


Three very different stories of people not admitting the truth.


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 05 August 2019  1h2m
 
 

680: The Weight Of Words


Words mean things, but some words are especially meaningful — whether in a survival manual, a song lyric, or a slur.


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 29 July 2019  1h0m
 
 

165: Americans In Paris


David Sedaris takes Ira on a tour of his favorite spots in Paris.


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 22 July 2019  59m
 
 

679: Save the Girl


People go on missions to save young girls from danger. But sometimes they get so caught up in the mission that it overshadows the girl herself.


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 15 July 2019  1h1m