This American Life Show Feed
August 19, 2018
We answer the following questions about superpowers: Can superheroes be real people? (No.) Can real people become superheroes? (Maybe.) And which is better: flight or invisibility? (Depends who you ask.)
August 12, 2018
A flute player breaks into a British museum and makes off with a million dollars worth of dead birds.
August 5, 2018
Every crime scene hides a story. In this week's show, we hear about crime scenes and the stories they tell.
July 29, 2018
Just a few years before he got the internship at NPR that started him in radio, our host Ira Glass had another career. He performed magic at children's birthday parties. A powerful sense of embarrassment has prevented him from ever doing an episode on the subject, but when he learned that producer David Kestenbaum was also a kid conjurer, they decided to dive in together.