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:

  • 810: Say It to My Face
    Friends and ex-friends finally talk about the one thing between them they've been avoiding. Prologue: Host Ira Glass tells a story he’s never told anyone... Read more
    Published on: 2023-09-17
  • 809: The Call
    One call to a very unusual hotline, and everything that followed. Prologue: Ira talks about a priest who set up what may have been the... Read more
    Published on: 2023-09-10
  • 388: Rest Stop
    Nine radio reporters. Two days. One rest stop on the New York State Thruway. Stories of people who are just passing through, and the ones... Read more
    Published on: 2023-09-03
  • 323: The Super
    The mysterious hold supers have on their buildings, or that their buildings have on them. Host Ira Glass visits the Upper East Side building in... Read more
    Published on: 2023-08-27
  • 808: The Rest of the Story
    Legendary radio broadcaster Paul Harvey had a popular show called “The Rest of the Story.” Today on our show, we do just that. We hear... Read more
    Published on: 2023-08-20

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