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
Sunday, May 21, 2017 7:00pmThree people grapple with the question, “Are we alone?”
Sunday, May 14, 2017 7:00pmWe devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 7:00pmTo be, or not to be a pirate? This week, that is the question. Hold fast, mateys! We have stories about both historical and modern-day swashbucklers who loot, pillage, and question their choices.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 7:00pmBefore Donald Trump started his presidential campaign in 2015, there was a congressional race that redefined what was possible in American politics. Steve Bannon and Breitbart News got involved in that race early, just like they later got deeply involved in Donald Trump's race. On this week’s show: What happened in that campaign, what it made it work, and how we got to now.