This American Life Show Feed
July 25, 2021
What’s recovery mean, anyway?
July 18, 2021
We heard about a test that could determine if someone was a psychopath. So, naturally, our staff decided to take it.
July 11, 2021
Words mean things, but some words are especially meaningful.
July 4, 2021
Solving problems using very extreme measures.
June 13, 2021
Sisters build worlds together, worlds that are just for them. Stories about the bonds between sisters and how they get broken and fixed—or not.
May 30, 2021
So many of us, we don’t want to think about death. We avoid grieving when we lose someone, distract ourselves, look away. In this episode, at a moment when so many families are mourning, we have stories of people figuring out how they’ll grieve, and doing a pretty good job of it.
May 16, 2021
An ode to life's daily practices, and what you learn from doing a thing every single day.
April 25, 2021
What happens when your own community suddenly turns on you?
April 11, 2021
Stories about the power of blood.
March 21, 2021
How the pandemic has thrown college admissions process into a kind of slow-motion chaos. One of the biggest changes: most colleges have stopped requiring the SAT. For decades, there’s been a debate over whether schools should drop the test. What’s it mean that it finally happened?