This American Life Show Feed
January 17, 2021
People looking everywhere to find a place—any place—where, for once, they don't have to be the odd man out.
January 10, 2021
There's always someone whose job it is to decide if you measure up.
January 3, 2021
In these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight.
December 27, 2020
This holiday season, we bring you a show filled with stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families.
December 20, 2020
What the day-to-day business of saving the world looks like. We visit with one group of people who are trying to rescue us from something very large, and another group trying to rescue us from something very small.
December 13, 2020
To commemorate our show’s 25th year, we have a program about people who were born the year our show went on the air.
November 29, 2020
For Thanksgiving weekend, stories about food, and people who set out on very particular missions with food.
November 15, 2020
Stories of people changing their minds.
November 8, 2020
People grappling with an endless presidential election.
November 1, 2020
Ahead of the election, we have stories about people trying to live in the unreality that defines this moment. Election officials combat a contagion among their very own workers; people who've never owned guns suddenly go buy them; and two women who allege they were sexually assaulted by the president compare notes.