This American Life

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This American Life
 is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.1 million listeners. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with around one million people downloading each week. From 2006-2008, we produced a television version of This American Life on the Showtime network, which won three Emmys. We're also the co-producers, with NPR News, of the economics podcast and blog Planet Money. And a half dozen stories from the radio show are being developed into films.

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show produced by Chicago Public Media and broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.2 million listeners each week. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with around one million people downloading each week. This American Life is distributed independently with WBEZ, and is available to stations weekly via the PRX Exchange broadcast distribution technology

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23 Pieces

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Sisters build worlds together, worlds that are just for them. Stories about when those worlds get broken and what happens next.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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A bank robber on an undercover mission. A teenage girl with the powers of a tiger. A vigilante seeking vengeance in Ciudad Juarez. All have secret ...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
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What happens when people with one common interest gather in monstrous, fluorescent-lit halls for the weekend? Sometimes they drive each other crazy...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Grief gets a bad rap as something to avoid. But happens when you confront it? At this moment of unimaginable loss, stories of people reckoning with...

  • Added: May 28, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Lissa Yellow Bird searches for missing people. Cold cases, mostly. People no one else is looking for. It’s not her job, but a lot of Native America...

  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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An ode to the mundane everyday rituals of life. And what you learn from simply doing a thing every single day.

  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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Stories of people starting over, sometimes because they want to, other times because they have to.

  • Added: May 07, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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People who try simple mind games on others and find themselves in way over their heads.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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What happens when your own community suddenly turns on you?

  • Added: Apr 23, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Stories of other universes that are just like our own, but with one small difference.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2021
  • Length: 59:00