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We're On The Google Homepage!

Feb 13, 2014

Ira writes:

You know how Google does special illustrations on its homepage for holidays and notable birthdays? We collaborated with them on today’s page.

Fred Armisen's Impression of Ira Glass

Jan 3, 2014
This week we're re-running Doppelgängers, co-hosted by Fred Armisen. Here's Fred imitating Ira on an un-aired Saturday Night Live Weekend Update segment from 2011. It was filmed during dress rehearsal, but cut from the broadcast.

Ira Glass Is In Yoko Ono's New Music Video

Nov 5, 2013

Ira writes:

Okay, this is the most random thing that’s happened to me in a long time. I was asked to dance in Yoko Ono’s new music video. Who says no to that? Here’s what it’s like: a car service picks you up and takes you to a nondescript building that’s set up for a video shoot. Lots of youngish people plus Yoko Ono. Oh hello there most famous person I’ve ever met!

At La Quinta Inn, in Walla Walla, Washington...

Oct 25, 2013

... this plaque is now on the wall:

Ira to Interview Composer Nico Muhly in NYC

Oct 22, 2013

Nico Muhly, photographed by Matthew Murphy

24-Hour Stream

Oct 18, 2013

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Diana, Hunter of Bus Drivers

Oct 8, 2013

Above is a detail from a drawing that artist Alice Leora Briggs created to accompany a story from our recent episode Secret Identity

"Dos Erres" Conviction

Oct 8, 2013

Last week, one of the lieutenants in the Guatemalan army squad that killed more than 200 people at the village of Dos Erres in 1982 was found guilty of immigration fraud in a court in California.