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Holiday Sale

Dec 5, 2014

Hello, friends. We have some new merchandise and sale items available for your holiday shopping needs.

There will be a Serial Season Two! Thanks to everyone who donated.

Nov 26, 2014

Last week, we asked people who’ve been listening to Serial to chip in if they wanted a second season. This American Life funded the bulk of Season One, but for Serial to continue, it needs to pay for itself. Today, we have good news: between the money you donated and sponsorship, we’ll be able to make a second season.

Ira Interviewed on Alec Baldwin's "Here's The Thing"

Nov 24, 2014

Ira writes:

I've been a fan of Alec Baldwin's show Here's the Thing since it began. He's a surprisingly good interviewer, and a different sort of interviewer than Terry Gross. He's IN there, telling lots of stories of his own, comparing experiences. After all, he's just as famous as many of the guests.

iOS App Update Fixes Crashing

Nov 7, 2014

Dear users of our iOS app (iPhone, iPad).

Area Man Featured in Onion Article

Nov 6, 2014

Ira writes:

Wow. Someone at The Onion is really familiar with our old shows!

Tom Magliozzi Remembered

Nov 3, 2014

Ira writes:

Bad news today. One of the Car Talk guys, Tom Magliozzi, is dead at 77.

Ira Dressed as a Dog Dressed as Ira

Oct 31, 2014

Ira writes:

Elna Baker who does stories for our show, dropped by the office today with this costume she made out of fake fur from the fabric store. "I'm great with a glue gun" she explained.

Dog Dressed as Public Radio Host Wins Honors

Oct 27, 2014

Ira writes:

I learned on Twitter this weekend that the annual “Pupkin” Halloween dog costume contest in Fort Greene Brooklyn was won by a dog dressed as me. This is a level of fame I’ve never heard of before and I guess I feel ... um, flattered?

VIDEO: Ira Glass on Fallon

Oct 9, 2014

Ira Glass was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, talking about a Shakespeare "conTRAHversy," halloween costumes, and our new show Serial.

Part One:

Our New Show is Up! It’s Launched!

Oct 3, 2014

Ira writes:

Hello everyone! The second series from This American Life is now officially not a dream but a thing that exists in the world. We have a spinoff!