This American Life

By This American Life

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andy
 Jul 20, 2020
I can't do it anymore American Life. your stories are well done and extremely touching but they're always so sad and I find after listening to them at the end of the podcast the rest of my day is kind of bummed out. so it's not you it's me but I can't do it anymore thank you for all the episodes you've done you do great work

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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
735: Bloody Feelings
01:02:10
Stories about the power of blood.
Apr 11, 2021
549: Amateur Hour
People put in positions they’re completely unqualified to handle, but who try to make it work anyway. Including one story of a tough group of soldiers who attempt to save lives through the power of show tunes.
Apr 04, 2021
676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid
01:01:46
Adults telling kids who they are, and kids wondering — are they right?
Mar 28, 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
733: Warriors in the Garden
01:06:43
This week, three men who came together to protest the murder of George Floyd. They were unified, loud, and impressive, but over time these three friends end up in three very different places.
Mar 07, 2021
732: Secrets
01:00:21
Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.
Feb 21, 2021
731: What Lies Beneath
01:01:09
Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.
Feb 14, 2021
730: The Empty Chair
00:59:43
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.
Jan 24, 2021
729: Making the Cut
01:04:37
There's always someone whose job it is to decide if you measure up.
Jan 10, 2021
728: Lights, Camera, Christmas!
01:00:15
This holiday season, we bring you a show filled with stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families.
Dec 27, 2020