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Official free, weekly podcast of the award-winning radio show "This American Life." First-person stories and short fiction pieces that are touching, funny, and surprising. Hosted by Ira Glass, from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio. In mp3 and updated Mondays.

Serial is a new podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episodes are released on Thursday mornings. Serial, like This American Life, is a production of WBEZ Chicago.

Kevin Allison of the comedy group The State hosts this uncensored show where writers, performers and everyday folks tell true stories they never thought they'd dare to share. Selections from the popular RISK! live show and studio sessions. If you like The Moth or This American Life, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! (Mac users should "right-click" on the episode links for downloading.)

There’s no denying it: technology has changed the rules of the game. DTR is a show about everything from opening lines to the pics you post to dating someone out of your league. Each episode explores the good and bad, the hilarious and awkward, the wonderful and bizarre aspects of defining relationships in today’s world. Join host Jane Marie, who’s worked with and written for This American Life, Jezebel, The Hairpin, Cosmopolitan and more, as she deep dives into what it’s like to meet new people in an Internet-obsessed world. Spark a new conversation with DTR—a branded podcast from Tinder, produced in partnership with Gimlet Creative.

Lovingly inspired by the podcast from This American Life, Serial is a new podcast from the creators of Geoff Lloyd's Hometime Show, hosted by Annabel Port.

In the grand showbiz tradition of ripping off what works to make millions of his own dollars, comedian Julian McCullough (This American Life, The Tonight Show, @midnight) has taken the hugely popular DOUG LOVES MOVIES podcast and made JULIAN LOVES MUSIC. Do you love music and comedy? Does Billy Joel's music fill you with rage? You'll love JULIAN LOVES MUSIC!

The parenting show for for everyone. Hosted by This American Life contributor and author Hillary Frank. An Earwolf production.

1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! Theme song by Shellshag. http://dongiovannirecords.com/release/shellshag-forever

A weekly radio show exploring questions in science, culture, music, philosophy and more. Life as we know it, or would like to. The content varies from week to week and includes interviews, music and the occasional sound-rich story in the tradition of This American Life or Radio Lab. Produced and hosted by Robert Pollie at NPR-affiliate public radio station KUSP in California.

To celebrate the iTunes release of Mike Birbiglia's movie Don't Think Twice, host Ira Glass presents a podcast miniseries featuring his favorite stories that Birbiglia has told on This American Life over the years. https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice

Set in the distant future of 2017, this is a satirical and parodical representation of the UK if Bristol was its capital city . With jokes, and silliness, you'll find out more about the hidden and odd characters behind the in the city. The show itself takes the format of a radio news show, employing different influences to create a contained world of original and revolving characters and stories. Think SNL's Weekend Update segment, crossed with Portlandia's bizarre sensibilities, framed within an idiosyncratic This American Life style backdrop, applied to a medium-sized British city.

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