Gotham Storytelling Festival: Nov 7-12 in NYC

Oct 26, 2012

Several This American Life contributors will appear in the First Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival in New York City, from Wednesday, November 7th to Monday November 12th.

Balloon Animals, BJs, Cigarettes, and Teenage Girls

Oct 22, 2012

Ira writes: This post exists for two reasons: 1) To let you know that I did a video for the website Rookie that might amuse you.

This Weekend in NYC: Monica Bill Barnes & Company

Oct 17, 2012

Hi all —

Ira here, reminding anyone near New York that the dance troupe that was in the episode we did onstage back in May is performing this weekend.

Ira Glass on Reddit's "Ask Me Anything"

Oct 11, 2012

In case you missed it yesterday, Ira Glass did an AMA ("Ask Me Anything") over at the website Re

Pizza Party With Ira and Mike!

Oct 5, 2012

Sleepwalk With Me is still in theaters, but if you're more inclined to watch movies at home, you’re in luck. The film is now available on VOD — video on demand — via most cable operators and satellite providers.

Tell Us Your "Getting Away With It" Story.

Oct 5, 2012

We're working on an episode called "Getting Away With It," and we want your stories.

Did you come up with an ingenious way of getting away with doing something wrong? Or were you just plain lucky?

Call 1-800-771-7525 and leave a message with your story. It could end up on the show.

— your friends at This American Life

Hey Joss: We Made a Billion Dollars! Wait...

Sep 28, 2012

The newest development in our feud with Avengers director Joss Whedon:

Two "Dos Erres" Updates

Sep 25, 2012

There are two new updates about our episode "What Happened At Dos Erres," which aired in May and told the story of Oscar Ramírez Castañeda, an undocumented Guatemalan immigrant living outside of Bost

Sleepwalk in 125 Cities!

Sep 13, 2012

Ira writes:

Hello there Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Amherst, Baltimore, Miami, Cape Cod, Brookline, Sacramento, Providence, New Orleans, Raleigh and Durham and Chapel Hill and a hundred other places! You guys tweeted, called and emailed your local theaters, asking them to book our new film Sleepwalk with Me and it worked.

Do Political Divisions Affect Your Relationships?

Sep 12, 2012

Is the red-blue divide taking a toll on your personal life?

We’re looking for stories from people whose friendships and/or family relationships have suffered because of political differences.