this american life

  • This American Life

    This American Life

    227 subscribers · United States

    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.

  • Serial

    Serial

    130 subscribers · United States

    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.

  • RISK!

    RISK!

    19 subscribers · United States

    If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.

  • S-Town

    S-Town

    8 subscribers · Sweden

    S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who’s allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man’s life. Coming March 28.

  • Bristopia

    Bristopia

    2 subscribers · United States

    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.

  • DTR

    DTR

    2 subscribers · United Kingdom

    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.

  • Julian Loves Music

    Julian Loves Music

    1 subscribers · United States

    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 Longest Shortest Time

    The Longest Shortest Time

    1 subscribers · United States

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

  • Serial: This British Life

    1 subscribers · United Kingdom

    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.

  • Hi-Phi Nation

    Hi-Phi Nation

    1 subscribers · Denmark

    Hi-Phi Nation is the first story-driven, narrative podcast on contemporary philosophy. Every week we begin with compelling stories of ordinary and extraordinary human experiences, and transform them into an examination of philosophical ideas. We profile stories from war, crime, politics, religion, public health and policy, science, and history that raise philosophical questions, and we answer them with the help of contemporary academic philosophers. The aim of the show is to bring fans of the best narrative, story-driven podcasts like Invisibilia, Radiolab, 99% Invisible, and This American Life into philosophy. The show is completely independently produced by Barry Lam, Professor at Vassar College and Duke University.

  • The 7th Avenue Project

    The 7th Avenue Project

    1 subscribers · Canada

    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.

  • Human/Ordinary

    Human/Ordinary

    1 subscribers · Canada

    Human/Ordinary brings you stories about our culture, our relationships, and the extraordinary feat of being alive. ("...the writing is spectacular..." - Ira Glass, This American Life)

  • Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

    Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

    1 subscribers · United States

    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.

  • Do Listen Twice

    Do Listen Twice

    1 subscribers · United States

    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