This American Life

Sat 12-1pm, Sun 5-6pm
  • Hosted by Ira Glass

Compelling storytelling ranging from hard-hitting journalism to first-person reminiscence, from comedic monologue to revealing, real-life dialogue.

Host Ira Glass explores a theme, presented in several "acts." On occasion, an entire program will consist of a single act. From WBEZ Chicago.

Ways to Connect


  • Sunday, March 19, 2017 5:00pm
    Stories from people who need a grown-up. Featuring teenage girls asking for advice about their love lives and Ira's tribute to his very grown-up friend Mary.
  • Sunday, March 12, 2017 5:00pm
    The brain! It's powerful! Two stories of the brain working for and against its owners.
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017 4:00pm
    A show about rules and what happens when they’re vague and randomly enforced.
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017 4:00pm
    On a summer day in 1951, two baby girls were born in a hospital in small-town Wisconsin. The infants were accidentally switched, and went home with the wrong families.