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.
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.
1 hour 6 mins
7 March Finished
A boy who can’t dribble gets a coach, a new best friend, and something to believe in.
1 hour 8 mins
28 February Finished
Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.
21 February Finished
Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.
1 hour 1 min
14 February Finished
Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell.
1 hour 9 mins
7 February Finished