A bad apple, at least at work, can spoil the whole barrel. For this american life producer nancy updike, who commutes between new york and washington, d. Host ira glass notes the subindustry in journalism right now of reporting anything that looks like a sign of the recession. Themed, offbeat, mostly true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. The 11 best episodes of this american life according to. When im trying to explain our program to someone who doesnt know it, i stammer a bunch of words like entertaining, funny, surprising plot twists, true stories but not boring i swear and then i just give them this list. A lot of you mentioned that i left it back in washington but luckily robin went back and got it for me. Ruining it for the rest of us by this american life on amazon music. Browse more than 600 episodes, and find your favorite stories by topic, contributor, and year. Ruining it for the rest of us by this american life.
Ira glass on vivian maier this american life invisible made visible duration. This american life is produced in collaboration with wbez chicago and delivered to stations by prx the public radio exchange. Comedian mike birbiglia talks about the time he ruined a cancer charity event. This american life is produced for the ear and designed to be heard. Host ira glass and a regular cast of personalities, including david sedaris. He then goes on to list a handful of his own favorites, including a dentist whos seen an increase in broken teeth from grinding, and a decrease in shark attacks. If you are able, we strongly encourage you to listen to the audio, which includes emotion and emphasis thats not on the page. List of 2014 this american life episodes wikipedia. This american life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2. To mark the 500th episode of this american life, host ira glass shared his favorites and dished on alternate titles that didnt make the cut. Nearly 50 actors, singers, dancers, musicians, and comedians joined ira glass onstage at. This season we tell you the extraordinary stories of ordinary cases. Tragedy minus comedy equals time this american life.
This week, as the staff creates the episode from their apartments and houses, with our host in quarantine, in this moment when everyones reaching out to the people they love, we put together a collection of family stories, with some timely stuff at the top. Mike birbiglia this american life live at bam youtube. This american life asked sara bareilles to imagine what president obama might be thinking about the 2016 election and donald trump, but cant say publicly. Mike birbiglia this american life tragedy minus comedy equals. The official site of the showtime original series this american life. Mike birbiglia this american life tragedy minus comedy equals time, episode 370 12192008. Being an identical twin is kind of like having a parallel world right on top of ours, one in which there is another version of you running around. But then nancy began to notice that the more she rode the quiet car, the more she was becoming like an enforcer in a fascist fraternity. In 2009, we performed an episode of this american life onstage and sent it live in hd to 430 movie theaters across the country. The short film this american life is an animation diary of my day to day life.185 1131 100 885 269 220 362 653 462 672 748 907 749 316 618 603 1580 1338 645 1192 956 984 23 28 1547 1410 628 511 949 1418 256 582 433 471 1410 1458 827 441 1080 662 995 1106 110 592 1395 833 1328 103 48 1038