This American Life Show Feed
May 19, 2019
What it's like to be momentarily big on the small screen.
May 12, 2019
Stories of people standing up for themselves, shaking off their fear, bracing themselves, and doing what they’ve been scared to do.
May 5, 2019
We document one day in a Chicago diner called the Golden Apple, starting at 5 a.m. and going until 5 a.m. the next morning. We hear from the waitress who has worked the graveyard shift for over two decades, the regular customers who come every day, the couples working out their problems, assorted drunks, and, of course, cops.
April 28, 2019
Stories of people struggling to follow the Ten Commandments from the book of Exodus.
April 7, 2019
Stories of very small injustices and also one very big one.
March 31, 2019
People connecting the dots that maybe should not be connected.
March 17, 2019
Stories from the upside-down world where conspiracy theorists dwell.
March 3, 2019
The Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee may have to fight to protect Mueller's investigation and make his report public. Now that they’re in the majority, they have new tools they can use. Our producer Zoe Chace spent weeks behind the scenes with them as they tried out their new powers for the first time. This and other stories of people scrambling to get their footing on some challenging terrain.
February 17, 2019
People tossing words out into the world impulsively. And how they ignite and burn. Over decades.