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January 01, 1990 - May 16, 2013 + This American Life
Stories of kids being mean to each other...
Stories of people who feel compelled to get out and go somewhere. Including one man who decides to take a trip from Philadelphia to San...
What's frustrating about music lessons, what's miraculous about them, and what they actually teach us. Recorded in front of a live audience...
Israeli soldiers take snapshots of Palestinian boys, one house at a time, in the middle of the night. This and other stories where the picture...
Dr. Benjamin Gilmer gets a job at a rural clinic. He finds out he's replaced someone — also named Dr. Gilmer — who went to...
We all play roles in life. Sometimes we're convincing. What happens when people take on unexpected roles? What happens when their audience believes them or...
The phrase "finding your tribe" is a total cliche — but one that does apply to certain situations.
The number of Americans receiving federal disability payments has nearly doubled over the last 15 years. Chana Joffe-Walt gives us a surprising view of the...
Stories of people starting over, sometimes because they want to, other times because they have to.
Stories of people stuck in their own personal reruns—moments or episodes that they revisit over and over again.
We asked listeners to send us their craziest, most memorable coincidence stories, and we got so many fun and delightful ones we decided to make...
We pick up where we left off last week in our second hour of stories from Harper High School in Chicago.
We spent five months at Harper High School in Chicago, where last year alone 29 current and recent students were shot. 29.
Love makes us do crazy things. But usually not this crazy. We have stories of people going to extremes as they fall in love, chase...