This American Life

Sundays at 6 pm

"This American Life" is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range of styles: monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio.

Ways to Connect


  • Sunday, September 12, 2021 2:00pm
    Who thought that would be good for a kid?
  • Sunday, September 5, 2021 2:00pm
    We made you a mixtape. Don't make a big deal out of it or anything.
  • Sunday, August 29, 2021 2:00pm
    People trying to escape all kinds of seemingly impossible situations.
  • Sunday, August 22, 2021 2:00pm
    A group of inmates at a high-security prison rehearse and stage a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.
  • Sunday, August 15, 2021 2:00pm
    The pandemic forced jobs to change, but then the workers changed, too.