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January 01, 1990 - November 26, 2012 + This American Life

Special Ed

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Stories about people who were told that they're different. Some of them were comfortable with it. Some didn't understand it. And some understood, but didn't...

Amusement Park

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We head to some of the happiest places on Earth...

Hiding in Plain Sight

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Sometimes when something happens right under your nose, it's even harder to notice than if it were happening in secret. Stories of people using that...

Long Shot

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Stories of people betting on something with very bad odds, mostly because they have no other choice...

Switcheroo

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People pretending to be people they're not: sometimes it's harmless, sometimes it's harmful and sometimes it's hard to tell....

Americans in China

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It used to be that the American expats in China were the big shots. But much of that has changed. What's it like to be...

Go Ask Your Father

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Sons and daughters get to find out the one thing they've always wanted to know about their father. The answers aren't always what they hope...

Crime Scene

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Every crime scene hides a story. In this week's show, we hear about crime scenes and the stories they tell.

What Happened at Dos Erres

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In 1982, Guatemala’s military wiped a tiny village off the map. In 2012, a man in the US learned that 2 boys had been abducted...

The Psychopath Test

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Recently we heard about this test that could determine if someone was a psychopath. So, naturally, our staff decided to take it....

In Dog We Trust

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Stories of dogs and cats and other animals that live in our homes. Exactly how much are they caught up in everyday family dynamics? We...

Mortal vs. Venial

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Stories of people trying to figure out just how bad we've been.

Return to the Scene of the Crime

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Ira Glass hosts an episode of This American Life, in front of a live audience...and records it for those who couldn’t attend to hear....

Own Worst Enemy

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Stories of people who can't seem to stop getting in their own way...

The Ten Commandments

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Stories of people struggling to follow the Ten Commandments from the book of Exodus.