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This American Life

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Rank #3 in Personal Journals category

News & Politics
Personal Journals
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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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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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41242
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1908
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1558

One of my favorite shows

By Densmon - Apr 02 2019
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I love the show but I can’t stand Zoey’s voice when she reports on a story, it makes me tense

Wooohooo!!!!

By Cardinal 55 - Apr 02 2019
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I’ve listened to this American life since 2009. The show is entertaining and such a positive force!

iTunes Ratings

50019 Ratings
Average Ratings
41242
4120
1908
1191
1558

One of my favorite shows

By Densmon - Apr 02 2019
Read more

I love the show but I can’t stand Zoey’s voice when she reports on a story, it makes me tense

Wooohooo!!!!

By Cardinal 55 - Apr 02 2019
Read more

I’ve listened to this American life since 2009. The show is entertaining and such a positive force!

Cover image of This American Life

This American Life

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #3 in Personal Journals category

Read more

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.

589: Tell Me I’m Fat

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The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. A show inspired by Lindy West’s book Shrill.

Apr 14 2019
1 hour 9 mins
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672: No Fair!

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Stories of very small injustices and also one very big one.

Apr 07 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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671: Anything Can Be Anything

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People connecting the dots that maybe should not be connected.

Mar 31 2019
1 hour 1 min
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616: I Am Not a Pirate

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To be, or not to be a pirate? This week, that is the question. Hold fast, mateys! We have stories about both historical and modern-day swashbucklers who loot, pillage, and question their choices.

Mar 24 2019
1 hour 8 mins
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670: Beware the Jabberwock

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Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell.

Mar 17 2019
1 hour 9 mins
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317: Unconditional Love

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Can love be taught? A family uses a controversial therapy to train their son to love them. And other stories about the hard and sometimes painful work of loving other people.

Mar 10 2019
59 mins
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669: Scrambling to Get Off the Ice

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The Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee may have to fight to protect Mueller's investigation and make his report public. Now that they’re in the majority, they have new tools they can use. Our producer Zoe Chace spent weeks behind the scenes with them as they tried out their new powers for the first time. This and other stories of people scrambling to get their footing on some challenging terrain.

Mar 03 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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419: Petty Tyrant

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In Schenectady, New York, a school maintenance man named Steve Raucci works his way up the ranks for 30 years, until finally he's in charge of the maintenance department. That's when he starts messing with his employees. Teasing them at meetings. Punishing them with crummy work assignments. Or worse things, like secretly slashing their tires in the middle of the night. Ten years after his arrest, Steve Raucci broke his silence and gave an interview to Paul Nelson at the Times Union in Albany.

Feb 24 2019
1 hour 1 min
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668: The Long Fuse

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People tossing words out into the world impulsively. And how they ignite and burn. Over decades.

Feb 17 2019
1 hour 6 mins
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486: Valentine’s Day

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Love makes us do crazy things. But usually not this crazy. This week for Valentine's Day we have stories of people going to extremes to find and pursue their one true love.

Feb 10 2019
1 hour
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