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This American Life Discussions

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National Public Radio's long-running documentary series makes the leap to TV, telling stories culled from all across the nation. Host Ira Glass (who's pulling double-duty on the TV show as he's also the host on radio) and a team of filmmakers spend months on the road finding stories they think would be interesting to viewers -- stories involving Iowa pig farms, an Illinois hot-dog stand and a man who spends several hours a day in his family's mausoleum, among other tales. Many of the stories featured on the show were originally told on the radio show, with video added for the TV audience.

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S1E507

Episode 507 : Confessions - Catholicism? 0 comments

S1E525

Episode 525 Call for Help: are we supposed to empathize with the sailing family? 53 comments

S1E648

Episode 648: Unteachable moments 2 comments

S8E9

Episode 218: ACT V (Originally aired 08.09.2002)--talk about this episode here, folks! And let's start promoting this subreddit! 8 comments

S8E14

This American Life on Modern Family S8E14 "Heavy is the Head" 2 comments