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  • Prologue.

    600: Test Episode for 500th Show 06.26.2013

    Ira Glass talks with Senior Producer Julie Snyder about how it feels to get to the 500th ...MilestonesRadio

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  • Act One.

    600: Test Episode for 500th Show 06.26.2013

    Julie Snyder talks about a favorite passage from Sarah Vowell's story in episode 107: Trail of ...MilestonesRadio

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  • Act Two.

    600: Test Episode for 500th Show 06.26.2013

    Several producers talked about the first stories they ever heard on the show, before they worked ...MilestonesRadio

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  • The Beachcomber.

    517: Day At The Beach 01.31.2014

    Note: This story only appears in the podcast version of the show. This clip is from what Ira ...Radio

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  • Prologue.

    500: 500! 07.12.2013

    Ira Glass talks with Senior Producer Julie Snyder about how it feels to get to the 500th ...MilestonesRadio

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  • Act One.

    500: 500! 07.12.2013

    Julie Snyder talks about a favorite passage from Sarah Vowell's story in episode 107: Trail of ...MilestonesRadio

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  • Act Two.

    500: 500! 07.12.2013

    Several producers talked about the first stories they ever heard on the show, before they worked ...MilestonesRadio

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  • The Conversation.

    462: Own Worst Enemy 04.13.2012

    The creators of the new podcast The Truth are trying to re-imagine and re-invent radio drama, ...FictionRadio

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  • Cathy's Account.

    460: Retraction 03.16.2012

    Rob Schmitz, a Shanghai-based reporter for Marketplace, tracks down and interviews Cathy Lee, ...JournalismRadio

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  • Mike's Account.

    460: Retraction 03.16.2012

    Host Ira Glass has a lot of questions for Mike Daisey, beginning with why Daisey lied to Ira and ...ActivismJournalismRadio

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  • Prologue.

    378: This I Used to Believe 04.17.2009

    Host Ira Glass talks to Jay Allison, who is in charge of the team at This I Believe, an essay ...EducationRadio

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  • Family Feudalism.

    376: Wrong Side of History 03.13.2009

    Sketch comedy troupe Kasper Hauser performs a radio game show, where a race car driver, a guy ...FunnyHistoryLive Performance

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  • Vox Obamali.

    372: The Inauguration Show 01.16.2009

    We asked reporters all over the country to go out and talk to people about what they're thinking ...GovernmentPresidentsRadio

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  • A Sense Of Place.

    335: Big Wide World 06.15.2007

    Filmmaker Tony Hill took his friend Sally Goode, who was born blind, to a place she'd never been ...EducationRadio

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  • Prologue.

    285: Know Your Enemy 03.25.2005

    Host Ira Glass talks to Stephen Dubner, co-author of Freakonomics, about one of the men in his ...ActivismRadio

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  • Prologue.

    272: Big Tent 09.10.2004

    Writer Thomas Frank went on the radio show On Point to talk about his book What's the Matter ...PoliticsRadio

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  • Radio Science.

    265: Fake Science 05.21.2004

    Fake science can be fun. Fake science can make people happy. Brent Runyon has heard it happen on ...RadioScience

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  • Prologue.

    260: The Facts Don't Matter 03.12.2004

    Host Ira Glass discusses Howard Stern, who claims that current action by the FCC will take him ...Legal SystemRadio

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  • Winged Warrior.

    252: Poultry Slam 2003 11.28.2003

    In the 1960s, the adventures of "The Greatest Crimefighter the World Has Ever ...Radio

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  • Prologue.

    240: I'm In Charge Now 06.20.2003

    Host Ira Glass talks with Alex Meyer, high school sophomore in Seattle and host of the Alex ...RadioTeenagers

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  • Dave Knows.

    236: My Two Cents 04.11.2003

    The story of a man who might have a better grip on what's going on in the economy of ...FamilyPersonal FinanceRadio

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  • Prologue.

    181: The Friendly Man 04.06.2001

    Ira tells the story about how Scott first got into radio. He was listening to a story on the ...JournalismRadioTravel

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  • Prologue.

    100: Radio 04.24.1998

    Ira talks about those ephemeral, thrilling radio moments that you happen to catch in passing on ...Radio

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  • Brigadoon.

    100: Radio 04.24.1998

    Iggy Scam describes how he searched for an illegal radio station that keeps appearing and ...CrimeRadio

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  • The Invisible Leading The Blind.

    100: Radio 04.24.1998

    Jack Hitt talks about a radio station he chanced upon while on a long drive. The station seems ...RadioTravel

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  • The Radio Most People Listen To.

    100: Radio 04.24.1998

    How the science of radio enabled V103 to become tied for number one in the Chicago market. And ...BusinessJobs/EmploymentRadio

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  • Noble Calling.

    100: Radio 04.24.1998

    Now in exile, Jose Ramos Horta spent two decades as the leading international spokesman against ...FunnyHistoryPolitics

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  • Dr. Jeckyl And Mr. Wacky.

    97: Death to Wacky 03.20.1998

    Sarah Vowell with Jim Nayder, host of Magnificent Obsession and The Annoying Music Show, who ...DrugsJobs/EmploymentMusic

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  • Golden Peacock.

    78: How Bad Is Bad? 10.03.1997

    We told Chicago playwright Jeff Dorchen about what the three boys in Act One said, and he ...GamblingRadioTheater

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  • The World's Most Perfect Pneumatic Vacuum.

    65: Who's Canadian? 05.30.1997

    Canadians not getting any respect in two locales: A town called Little Canada, Minnesota; and in ...HistoryRadio

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  • Life Without Leanne.

    63: One Thing 05.09.1997

    A story by Larry Doyle. (10 minutes)RadioRomance

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  • Car Wars.

    61: Fiasco! 04.25.1997

    Wisconsin Public Radio wanted to do something simple: start running Car Talk, the most popular ...ActivismAutomobilesJobs/Employment

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  • World Premiere.

    57: Delivery 03.14.1997

    David Sedaris play, with Toby Wherry and Penelope Boyer. (13 minutes)FunnyRadioTheater

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  • More Animals Eating Other Animals.

    49: Animals 01.10.1997

    An original radio drama called "Kathleen on the Carpet," in which animals talk and hold their ...AnimalsFunnyLegal System

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  • Whoring In Commercial Radio News.

    45: Media Fringe 12.06.1996

    Scott Carrier took a job in commercial radio working for a network correspondent he refers to as ...Jobs/EmploymentJournalismPolice

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  • Chickenman.

    44: Poultry Slam 1996 11.29.1996

    Chickenman was a short daily radio show airing from 1966 to 1969, and it was incredibly popular. ...Radio

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  • Simulating Reality On Morning Edition.

    38: Simulated Worlds 10.11.1996

    Ira Glass worked for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered for ...Jobs/EmploymentRadio

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  • Prologue.

    17: Name Change / No Theme 03.21.1996

    Host Ira Glass talks changing the name of the show from Your Radio Playhouse and stumbles on a ...Radio

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  • Baltimore, Circa 1956.

    14: Accidental Documentaries 02.21.1996

    Ira plays tapes of his own father, Barry, who was a radio deejay in the mid-1950s. Barry gave up ...FathersJobs/EmploymentMusic

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  • Chicago, In The 1960s.

    14: Accidental Documentaries 02.21.1996

    Nora Moreno with tapes of her father, a pioneer in Spanish-language broadcasting in America. Her ...FathersParentsPoetry

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  • Act Six.

    3: Poultry Slam 1995 12.01.1995

    Starting on radio station WCFL in Chicago, "Chickenman" was a much-loved radio feature in the ...Radio

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