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.
Sunday, May 20, 2018 3:00pmCryptic messages on a cell phone and a teeter totter at a construction site: these are clues people found, trying to make sense of a death.
Sunday, May 13, 2018 3:00pmWriter Starlee Kine on what makes the perfect break-up song and whether really sad music can actually make you feel better. Plus, an eight-year-old author of a book about divorce, and other stories from the heart of heartbreak.
Sunday, May 6, 2018 3:00pmConservative students don't feel like their ideas are welcome on campus. So they're fighting back. We go to Nebraska, where one skirmish spins out of control.
Sunday, April 29, 2018 3:00pmStories about people who accidentally bump into unsettling facts of history in settings meant to teach them history. What they end up learning is very different from what they’re supposed to.