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This American Life

This American Life

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.

273 - 720: The Moment After This Moment
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  • 273 - 720: The Moment After This Moment

    Stories about people who are worried — or not worried enough! — about what's hurtling unstoppably towards them.

    Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 58min
  • 272 - 668: The Long Fuse

    People tossing words out into the world impulsively, to ignite and burn over decades.

    Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 1h 06min
  • 271 - 719: Trust Me I’m a Doctor

    When a doctor breaks the law, he might go to jail like anybody else. But who decides whether he can keep his medical license? On today’s show, the not-often-talked-about realm of licensing boards, and the disturbing decisions they sometimes make.

    Sun, 04 Oct 2020 - 59min
  • 270 - 718: Same Bed, Different Dreams

    In this moment when our country is so deeply divided, we have stories of people who are tied together, but imagine radically different futures. In one case, a movie star and her ex-husband plot against Kim Jong-Il. In another, a woman stalks her doppelgänger. And sometimes, one bed is the basis for an entire relationship, even for a man who almost never sees the person who shares his bed.

    Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 1h 02min
  • 268 - 717: Audience of One

    At a time when going to the movies is mostly out of the question, we bring the movies to you.

    Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 1h 12min
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