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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, February 21, 2015
Mike Anderson was 36 years old, married, a suburban father of four. He owned a contracting business and built his family’s modest, three-bedroom house in St. Louis from the ground up.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Our second hour of stories about cops and race. We hear the story of Earl Sampson, who was harassed by police to the point of absurdity, and the convenience store owner who protected him.
Sunday, February 08, 2015
There are so many cops who look at the killing of Eric Garner or Mike Brown and say race didn't play a factor. And there are tons of black people who say that's insane.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
This American Life host Ira Glass was never into William Burroughs. Didn't get why people love his writing so much. Then he heard this radio story that changed all that, partly because it wasn't very reverential about Burroughs.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Stories about getting back together with your spouse, your country, your...Brahman bull. And how it never goes the way you think it's going to.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Can other people's expectations of you alter what you can do physically?
Saturday, December 27, 2014
As New Year’s approaches and people are contemplating things they want to change about themselves, we have stories of people trying to wake themselves up, shake up their own lives, or wake up others.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Stories about people feeling lost and trying to figure out how to move ahead: two brothers take a doomed road trip through through Mexico and a couple from radically different backgrounds draw up a contract for their unlikely romance.
Friday, December 05, 2014
Every day we make mistakes, and most of the time we just ignore these failings and move forward. But every so often, there is one that makes us pause and take notice.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Stories about people and places that are fronting in order to hide the truth. We visit a bizarre store in Milwaukee called Fearless Distributing, government checkpoints scattered on highways out west, and a badass grandma in Malaysia.