This American Life

Sunday 6:00-7:00 p.m.

This American Life is a critically-acclaimed themed weekly public radio show. Host Ira Glass manages its unique format that combines journalism, fiction, humor, and intellectual experimentation. This American Life is broadcast on more than 500 public stations to about 2.1 million listeners each week.

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Podcasts

  • Sunday, February 21, 2021 2:00pm
    Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.
  • Sunday, February 14, 2021 2:00pm
    Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.
  • Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:00pm
    Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell.
  • Sunday, January 31, 2021 2:00pm
    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 about them. From a chance encounter at a bus station to a romantic dollar bill to a baffling apparition in a college shower stall. 
  • Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:00pm
    Things we’ve lost in the past year — since the first American coronavirus case — that we haven’t talked about so much. Gossip. The chance to make new friends. And much larger stuff.