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, March 26, 2017 7:00pm
    Stories of people getting more testosterone and coming to regret it. And of people losing it and coming to appreciate life without it. The pros and cons of the hormone of desire.
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017 7:00pm
    Stories from people who need a grown-up. Featuring teenage girls asking for advice about their love lives and Ira's tribute to his very grown-up friend Mary.
  • Sunday, March 12, 2017 7:00pm
    The brain! It's powerful! Two stories of the brain working for and against its owners.
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017 6:00pm
    A show about rules and what happens when they’re vague and randomly enforced.