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This American Life

This American Life

Ira Glass is the host of one of the world's most revered and most listened to podcasts, This American Life. TAL focuses on a different theme each week and tells a variety of (mostly true) stories around that theme. A winner of all the major broadcasting awards, frequent contributors include Mike Birbiglia, David Sedaris, Dan Savage, Sarah Vowell among others.

Airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 12 p.m. on WBEZ

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Sunday, March 29th, 2020

The Test

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Alone Together

Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Low Hum of Menace

Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Everyone's a Critic

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Sunday, February 9th, 2020

Abdi the American

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

The Show of Delights

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Gardens of Branching Paths

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Too Close to Home

Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Digging Up the Bones 

Sunday, November 17th, 2019

The Out Crowd

Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Small Things Considered

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

Umbrellas Up

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

We Come From Small Places

Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Burn It Down

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Beer Summit

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Ten Sessions

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Escape From the Lab

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

The Weight Of Words

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Save the Girl

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