This American Life

Airs Sundays at 10 am and 9 pm
  • Hosted by Ira Glass

Following a theme each week, This American Life shares stories of life through a playful mix of monologues, mini-documentaries and short fiction. Hear mostly true stories of everyday people.

Distributed by: This American Life, Produced by: WBEZ

Podcasts

  • Sunday, June 10, 2018 5:00pm
    Stories about people trying to learn something when no one is clear what the lesson is supposed to be. 
  • Sunday, June 3, 2018 5:00pm
    Stories of people starting over, sometimes because they want to, other times because they have to.
  • Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:00pm
    A security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It’s way harder than she expects. 
  • Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:00pm
    Cryptic messages on a cell phone and a teeter totter at a construction site: these are clues people found, trying to make sense of a death.