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January 01, 1990 - October 14, 2012 + This American Life

Frenemies

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This week we bring you stories about friends. Or wait, enemies? How about both? Tales of estranged sisters, BFF's breaking up and making up and...

Fear of Sleep

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Mike Birbiglia got used to strange things happening to him when he slept -- until something happened that almost killed him. Mike's story and other...

Pro Se

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It's tempting to act as your own lawyer, to argue your own cause. Who better to defend your position than you? This week, stories of...

Fall Guy

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Sometimes when things go wrong, parsing out who all is to blame and taking them to task is just too complicated and haaaard!  What's easy...

Origin Story

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This week we bring you little-known and surprising stories of how all sorts of institutions — from a controversial legal precedent to a Hollywood teen...

The Watchmen

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One of the biggest questions about this financial crisis gripping our economy: How did it happen? Wasn't someone supposed to watching things? Making sure people...

Turncoat

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A well-known activist -— an anarchic, revolutionary activist —- is accused of spying on other activists for the FBI. The strangest thing about the rumor...

No Map

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A show about people who find themselves well off the beaten path, at least in any way that they could have anticipated — in terms of...

This I Used to Believe

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Stories of people forced to let go of their firmly held beliefs. When the daughter of a pro-choice activist concludes that abortion is murder, her...

Scenes from a Recession

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The economy works in mysterious ways. We highlight the unusual circumstances our economic drought has left us in, and the newly-hatched plans being made to...

Wrong Side of History

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Bernie Epton went down in history as the Other Guy: the white opponent who almost defeated the first black mayor of Chicago. But what’s the...

Bad Bank

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Alex Blumberg and NPR’s Adam Davidson team up once again to talk economy about why America's working men and women have given billions of taxpayer dollars...

Somewhere Out There

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Of all the six and a half billion people in the world, what are the odds that any two people are a real match? Stories...

Radio Round-up of This American Life, Chapter II

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A round-up of favorite stories from the series, selected especially for the pledge drive.

Radio Round-up of This American Life

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A round-up of favorite stories from This American Life that reminds us what makes radio special.