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.
549: Amateur Hour04/04/2021
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.
676: Here’s Looking at You, Kid28/03/2021 Duración: 01h01min
Adults telling kids who they are, and kids wondering — are they right?
734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled21/03/2021 Duración: 01h01min
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?
695: Everyone's a Critic14/03/2021 Duración: 01h35s
People squirming in a world where everything is rated and reviewed.
733: Warriors in the Garden07/03/2021 Duración: 01h06min
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.
732: Secrets21/02/2021 Duración: 01h21s
Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.
731: What Lies Beneath14/02/2021 Duración: 01h01min
Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.
730: The Empty Chair24/01/2021 Duración: 59min
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.
729: Making the Cut10/01/2021 Duración: 01h04min
There's always someone whose job it is to decide if you measure up.
728: Lights, Camera, Christmas!27/12/2020 Duración: 01h15s
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.