This American Life

Fri 7p
Ira Glass

First-person stories and short fiction pieces that are touching, funny, and surprising. Hosted by Ira Glass, from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio.

http://www.thisamericanlife.org/

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Podcasts

  • Sunday, July 20, 2014 8:00pm
    Stories of meddling, snooping, and just getting way, way up in other people's business. A cellphone hidden in a bag of chips starts a messy turf war between the FBI and a local sheriff; and a surprising handbook lets us peek into the secret world of professional cheerleading. Plus: Studs Terkel.
Arts & Culture
3:18 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

This American Life Celebrates Its 500th Episode; Take The TAL Quiz!

Ira Glass and the This American Life producers celebrate their 500th episode this weekend.
Credit Adrianne Mathiowetz

UPDATE: Hear Episode #500 on the TAL website.

If you are a This American Life listener, get ready to celebrate. The popular radio show is reaching a milestone this weekend, broadcasting its 500th episode. To celebrate, Ira asked each of the show’s producers to recall their favorite moment—whether that be a single phrase or an entire story—and talk about that moment during a special, behind-the-scenes, “best-of” episode airing this weekend.

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