Take two of our This American Life style scoring live at the Pitchfork Music Festival. This time it's with Dianogah whose song "Indie Rock Spock Ears" has punctuated many a TAL story. Unfortunately the band doesn't play that tune much anymore, but this one kind of worked.
In case you missed it last night, here's Ira's appearance on the Colbert Report last night. If you're heading out to a theater tonight, enjoy the Joss Whedon song (Ira neglected to mention that in the interview).
It's Ira Glass' birthday today. Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and our intranet told us. Happy Birthday from all of us at WBEZ! Here's an outtake from TAL on Showtime. Sometimes, This American Life is interrupted...by well, American life.
In May, when This American Life‚ broadcast their look at the origins of the credit crisis, The Giant Pool of Money, it immediately resonated with listeners with its clear explanation of how a rash of sub-prime mortgages dealt out in the U.S.
To paraphrase Meat Loaf, two out of five ain't bad. On Saturday, the second season of our This American Life TV series on Showtime won two Emmys for Outstanding Nonfiction Series and Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming!