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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.

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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!

Our Questions for the New York Fed and Goldman Sachs

Sep 26, 2014

In the course of reporting our story "The Secret Recordings of Carmen Segarra" with ProPublica, we sent lots of questions to the New York Fed and Goldman Sachs. We wanted to share those with you, along with the institutions' responses.

"The Ray Rice Video for the Financial Sector Has Arrived"

Sep 26, 2014

Ira writes:

Michael Lewis — the author of Moneyball, Flash Boys and The Big Shortwrites about this weekend's episode of our show.

Morning Edition led today's show with Read More

A Brand New Series! From the Creators of This American Life!

Sep 19, 2014

Ira writes:

For weeks now I’ve been sitting in on edits of our new podcast and it’s killing me that we have to wait another two weeks before we release it to the world. It’s so good!

Update: "Kim Possible"

Sep 11, 2014

We ran a story last year about former police detective Jim Trainum and how his first major homicide investigation went horribly wrong. He and his colleagues in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police pinned the crime on the wrong woman. Her name was Kim Crafton.

We Want Your Video Ideas!

Sep 11, 2014

Hi friends,

We’re trying out an experimental video project, and we need your help.

The project goes like this:

You send us an idea for a message you’d like to send to one specific person.

New York Premiere Tonight!

Sep 10, 2014

NYC: Come to the New York premiere tonight! Dress rehearsal killed (see photos). Tickets are still left for tonight, tomorrow and Friday! The show's like a great episode of the radio show, live, onstage, with dancers. 30% discount with this code: IRABWY. Student rush tickets too!

Ira to Broadway: Stop the Lies!!!

Sep 5, 2014

Ahead of their radio/dance show at Town Hall in NYC, Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass have an important message about "Broadway."