Ongoing Coverage:

This American Life on IPR News and News/Studio One

Saturdays at 11 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
Sundays at 8 p.m. on IPR News

 

"This American Life" is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range of styles: monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio.

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Podcasts

  • Sunday, December 21, 2014 6:00pm
    This holiday season we bring you a show filled with stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families. Including tales of Luna the guinea pig (pictured), Bambi the reindeer, and Jeko the super-powerful (and somewhat-scary) Christmas elf.