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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.


Latest Episodes:

  • 635: Chip in My Brain
    A boy who can’t dribble gets a coach, a new best friend, and something to believe in. Owen Freeman Ira introduces David Kestenbaum's story with some thoughts about the challenges... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-28
  • 732: Secrets
    Why we tell them, and what happens after we do. Scene from the movie "Eating," from Rainbow Releasing. Guest host Susan Burton watches videos of female legislators, like Gretchen Whitmer, sharing... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-21
  • 731: What Lies Beneath
    Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep. Simón Prades Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. A beloved drawing goes... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-14
  • 670: Beware the Jabberwock
    Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell. Matt Chase Note: The internet version of this episode contains un-beeped curse words. BEEPED VERSION. Ira tells the story of a... Read more
    Published on: 2021-02-07
  • 489: No Coincidence, No Story!
    We asked listeners to send us their best coincidence stories, and we got more than 1,300 submissions! There were so many good ones we decided to make a whole show... Read more
    Published on: 2021-01-31