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January 01, 1990 - March 01, 2013 + This American Life

Golden Calf

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Josh's idol was Willie Nelson. As a strange sort of tribute, he had his name listed with the phone company ...

Shoulda Been Dead

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Stories about people who thought they were about to die, and didn't, and what they learned from the experience.

From A Distance

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Stories of hero worship, of people admiring someone from afar, and trying to get closer to them. Includes a story of a woman who sees...

The Friendly Man

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A special program, featuring the greatest hits of long-time This American Life contributor, Scott Carrier, whose stories have a beautiful, haunting quality, unlike anyone else on the...

Apocalypse

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Stories of the end ...

Return to Childhood

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Act One: Once More With Feeling... Jonathan Katz, who's best known for his role in the TV show Dr. Katz, visits his childhood homes with...

Cicero, IL

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Cicero, a suburb on ...

Kindness of Strangers

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Stories of the kindness of strangers, and where it leads. Also, the unkindness of strangers and where that can lead. All of today's...

Last Words

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People's last thoughts and last words before dying. A man who tried to time his own death to coincide...

Pledge Drive Show II

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Pledge Drive Show

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This week's show features some "best-of" moments from This American Life.

Two Nations, One President

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In the wake of the bitter Presidential election, the two political halves of this country seem angrier at each other than they have...

The Job that Takes Over Your Life

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Albert Williams, one of the Port Chicago 50, talks about what ...

Leave the Mask On

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Margy Rochlin's 70-year-old father discovers his talent for performing when he takes a class with Spalding Gray. As he starts performing his...

Cruelty of Children

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Human nature, the ...