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This American Life

Updated 22 days ago

Rank #6 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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great pod!

By Comic coolkid - Jun 12 2019
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This is my go to pod for news and all around great content

Wonderful podcast!

By Kat S 81 - Jun 11 2019
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This podcast is great - great stories & well told. Both new and old episodes are awesome.

iTunes Ratings

52360 Ratings
Average Ratings
43004
4375
2045
1277
1659

great pod!

By Comic coolkid - Jun 12 2019
Read more

This is my go to pod for news and all around great content

Wonderful podcast!

By Kat S 81 - Jun 11 2019
Read more

This podcast is great - great stories & well told. Both new and old episodes are awesome.

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This American Life

Updated 22 days ago

Rank #6 in Personal Journals category

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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.

677: Seeing Yourself In the Wild

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Stories of those unexpected moments when we see who we really are.

Jun 16 2019
1 hour 1 min
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647: LaDonna

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A security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It’s way harder than she expects. 

Jun 09 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid

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Adults telling kids who they are, and kids wondering — are they right?

Jun 02 2019
1 hour
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199: House on Loon Lake

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A real-life Hardy Boys mystery. More than most of our shows, this one lends itself to a Hollywood-style tagline. Perhaps: "The House at Loon Lake: You Might Break In ... But You'll Never Forget." Or, "The House at Loon Lake: Dead Letters Tell No Tales." It's the true story of an abandoned house, discovered by a young boy in the 1970s, and the mystery of why it was abandoned.

May 26 2019
58 mins
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675: I’m on TV??

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What it's like to be momentarily big on the small screen. 

May 19 2019
1 hour 1 min
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674: Get a Spine!

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Stories of people standing up for themselves, shaking off their fear, bracing themselves, and doing what they’ve been scared to do.

May 12 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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172: 24 Hours at the Golden Apple

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We document one day in a Chicago diner called the Golden Apple, starting at 5 a.m. and going until 5 a.m. the next morning. We hear from the waitress who has worked the graveyard shift for over two decades, the regular customers who come every day, the couples working out their problems, assorted drunks, and, of course, cops.

May 05 2019
57 mins
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332: The Ten Commandments

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Stories of people struggling to follow the Ten Commandments from the book of Exodus.

Apr 28 2019
1 hour
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673: Left Behind

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People figuring out how to move through a world in which something important has disappeared.

Apr 21 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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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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