A show assembled from the 2007 live tour. Sarah Vowell, David Rakoff, Dan Savage, and other favorite contributors went on the road with Ira and performed brand-new stories in front of sold-out audiences. Stories about what television can teach us...and how TV lies to us. With music by Mates of State. And don't forget: This American Life on Showtime, May 16, second season preview.
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