This American Life

By This American Life

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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.

Episode Date
742: The Thing I'm Getting Over
01:00:05
What’s recovery mean, anyway?
Jul 25, 2021
436: The Psychopath Test
01:01:42
We heard about a test that could determine if someone was a psychopath. So, naturally, our staff decided to take it. 
Jul 18, 2021
741: The Weight of Words
01:00:45
Words mean things, but some words are especially meaningful.
Jul 11, 2021
740: There. I Fixed It.
01:05:03
Solving problems using very extreme measures.
Jul 04, 2021
739: Sisters
00:59:53
Sisters build worlds together, worlds that are just for them. Stories about the bonds between sisters and how they get broken and fixed—or not.
Jun 13, 2021
738: Good Grief!
00:59:20
So many of us, we don’t want to think about death. We avoid grieving when we lose someone, distract ourselves, look away. In this episode, at a moment when so many families are mourning, we have stories of people figuring out how they’ll grieve, and doing a pretty good job of it.
May 30, 2021
737: The Daily
01:03:20
An ode to life's daily practices, and what you learn from doing a thing every single day.
May 16, 2021
736: The Herd
01:00:48
What happens when your own community suddenly turns on you?
Apr 25, 2021
735: Bloody Feelings
01:02:10
Stories about the power of blood.
Apr 11, 2021
734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled
01:01:10
How the pandemic has thrown college admissions process into a kind of slow-motion chaos. One of the biggest changes: most colleges have stopped requiring the SAT. For decades, there’s been a debate over whether schools should drop the test. What’s it mean that it finally happened?
Mar 21, 2021