This American Life

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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 101 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich

recommended podcasts

691: Gardens of Branching Paths

Stories of other universes that are just like our own, but with one small difference.



690: Too Close to Home

For the holidays, stories of families finally addressing the thorny thing they’ve never really talked about.



576: Say Yes To Christmas

We go all in and bring the joy, the spontaneity, the sense that anything can happen back to Christmas. 



323: The Super

Stories of the mysterious hold supers have on their buildings.


 2019-12-16  1h1m

689: Digging Up the Bones 

There's a lot that can be gained from unearthing the past -- learning about oneself, learning about others. But, it doesn't always go how you'd expect.


 2019-12-09  1h0m

252: Poultry Slam 2003

We bring you stories of turkeys, chickens, geese, ducks, fowl of all kinds, real and imagined, and their mysterious hold over us. 


 2019-12-02  1h0m

291: Reunited (And It Feels So Good)

Stories about getting back together with your parent, your spouse, your ... Brahman bull.


 2019-11-25  1h1m

688: The Out Crowd

Reports from the frontlines of the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" asylum policy. We hear from asylum seekers waiting across the border in Mexico, in a makeshift refugee camp,  and from the officers who sent them there to wait in the first...


 2019-11-18  1h8m

687: Small Things Considered

Stories about being little. Secret writings in tiny letters. The power of a very small number. And one story from a not-so-tall writer. 


 2019-11-11  1h2m

239: Lost in America

Stories of people who are lost, histories that are lost, and things that are lost.


 2019-11-03  1h0m