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This American Life

A Society, Culture and Arts podcast featuring Ira Glass
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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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#629: Expect Delays
We all love to travel to different places, but not many of us like the stressful, banal process of the journey. This week, stories about delays—including a town known entirely for its speed trap, and a woman who comes up against bureaucratic nightmares every time she wants to go just a few blocks away.
#513: 129 Cars
We spend a month at a Jeep dealership on Long Island as they try to make their monthly sales goal: 129 cars. If they make it, they'll get a huge bonus from the manufacturer, possibly as high as $85,000 — enough to put them in the black for the month. If they don't make it, it'll be the second month in a row. So they pull out all the stops.
#472: Our Friend David
Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff.

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Podcast Details
Started
Apr 3rd, 2017
Latest Episode
Oct 13th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
132
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
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