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.
What happens when one family goes all in on fighting climate change.
Who thought that would be good for a kid?
We made you a mixtape. Don't make a big deal out of it or anything.
People trying to escape all kinds of seemingly impossible situations.
The pandemic forced jobs to change, but then the workers changed, too.
Bad neighbors. What can you do about them?
What’s recovery mean, anyway?
Words mean things, but some words are especially meaningful.
Solving problems using very extreme measures.
Sisters build worlds together, worlds that are just for them. Stories about the bonds between sisters and how they get broken and fixed—or not.