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

My Experimental Phase

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Stories about people taking a shot at a whole new life. A man who's living like someone in 19th century Poland - no television, no...

I'm From the Private Sector and I'm Here to Help

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Contributing Editor Nancy Updike went to Iraq last year to try to figure out what it's like to be a private citizen working in the...

Godless America

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At a time when House Majority Leader Tom Delay calls for enacting a "Biblical worldview" in government, when Christians are asserting their ideals in the...

Animals

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Stories about the animalness of animals, the irreducible ways in which they are not human. Includes an original radio drama by David Sedaris in which...

Didn't Ask To Be Born

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Debra Gwartney loved her two oldest daughters like she loved herself. And they loved her in return. But Debra got a divorce, moved the family...

Not What I Meant

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A teenage girl accidentally convinces her classmates that she's a Charles Manson worshipper, an art project gets mistaken for a threat against the government and...

Sissies

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Though being gay no longer has much of a stigma in some parts of the country, being a sissy still does - even among gay...

Backed Into a Corner

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Dawna Lentz was a brand new, part-time employee at a Quiznos in Seattle when things started to fall apart at the franchise. First, the owners...

The Sanctity of Marriage

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Stories of people attempting to figure out what actually happens in marriages, during this time when the definition of marriage is up in the air....

Know Your Enemy

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It's hard for any story about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be very surprising at this point, but in this show we have the tale of...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

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A software writer's job contract ends, but he refuses to go away. He continues to show up at work, sneaking in the door each day...

Family Business

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Stories of family businesses, and what happens when the tension of family dynamics collides with the pressure of capitalist market forces. In one story, Sean...

What I Should Have Said

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People return to the scene of the crime where they should have spoken clearly, plainly, forcefully ... to review what the hell went wrong, and...

DIY

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After four lawyers fail to get an innocent man out of prison, his friend takes on the case himself. He becomes a do-it-yourself investigator. He...

This American Life Pledge Drive Special

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