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Leaving PRI

Mar 21, 2014

Ira writes:

We’re leaving our distributor Public Radio International. What this means for listeners is ... nothing! We’ll continue to make our radio show and podcast. The same public radio stations will continue to broadcast it. They just won’t be getting it through PRI.

PRI has been a great partner.

We're In The Veronica Mars Movie!

Mar 14, 2014

Ira writes: Our staff gets its big-screen major-studio debut today when the Veronica Mars movie opens.

"Stuck in the Middle" Update: Gital Got Her Get

Feb 27, 2014

Earlier this year in our "Stuck in the Middle" show, we ran a story about women in the Orthodox Jewish community whose husbands refuse to give them a Jewish writ of divorce, called a "get" in Hebrew.

Please Donate To Support The Show

Feb 16, 2014

Ira writes:

Hey there Internet listeners. We've been trying a lot of ambitious stories here on the radio show.

Chocolate Box Of Love Stories

Feb 16, 2014

We collaborated with Google on the Valentine's Day Google Doodle, which turned the Google logo into candy hearts that played short radio stories about love.

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!