This American Life Show Feed
February 17, 2019
People tossing words out into the world impulsively. And how they ignite and burn. Over decades.
February 10, 2019
Love makes us do crazy things. But usually not this crazy. This week for Valentine's Day we have stories of people going to extremes to find and pursue their one true love.
February 3, 2019
Intimate and personal dispatches from two very different battlefields: A small town in the Syrian war. And the U.S. opioid epidemic. Each came from a DIY radio outfit. (Okay, one’s a podcast.)
January 27, 2019
The one thing you know for sure when you're watching a romantic comedy is that it's going to turn out okay in the end. When you're living one? Not so much. This week, stories that unfold like rom-coms.
January 20, 2019
Satan! In his many surprising manifestations, all around us.
January 13, 2019
We revisit those moments of calm before the storm, when things could have gone very differently, but instead, they went to hell.
December 30, 2018
Libraries aren't just for books. They're often spaces that transform into what you need them to be: a classroom, a cyber café, a place to find answers, a quiet spot to be alone. It's actually kind of magical. This week, we have stories of people who roam the stacks and find unexpected things that just happen to be exactly what they required.
December 9, 2018
Documents you don't normally think of, showing you things you didn't expect.
November 18, 2018
Stories of people who believe there is always a way. And also those who don’t.