This American Life

By This American Life

What's This American Life about?

This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

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681: Escape From the Lab


What happens when our most ingenious creations actually make it out into the world.

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