Radio Archive by Tag

Divorce

  • Sunrise, Sun-Get.

    516: Stuck In The Middle 01.17.2014

    Mark Oppenheimer reports on agunah in the Orthodox Jewish community. An agunah is a woman whose ...CrimeDivorceReligion

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  • Prologue.

    470: Show Me The Way 07.27.2012

    A man discovers that his wife is cheating on him, and turns for advice to someone he's sure ...DivorceHeartbreakMarriage

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  • Don't Make Me Separate You.

    439: A House Divided 06.24.2011

    Jeanne Darst was 16 when her parents split up. But it turned out they just weren't too skilled ...DivorceFamilyHolidays

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  • May Be Hazardous To Children.

    433: Fine Print 2011 04.15.2011

    Susan Burton rereads her parents' divorce papers—the fine print that changed her life forever. ...ChildhoodDivorceParents

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  • May Be Hazardous To Children.

    386: Fine Print 07.24.2009

    Susan Burton rereads her parents' divorce papers—the fine print that changed her life forever. ...DivorceLegal SystemParents

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  • Dr. Phil.

    339: Break-Up 08.24.2007

    In the wake of a break-up, writer Starlee Kine finds so much comfort in break-up songs that she ...DivorceMusicRomance

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  • But Why?

    339: Break-Up 08.24.2007

    Eight-year-old Betsy Walter goes on a campaign to understand her parents' divorce. A campaign ...ChildrenDivorceJournalism

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  • Let No Court Put Asunder.

    339: Break-Up 08.24.2007

    Ira talks with divorce mediator Barry Berkman about why it's bad when the justice system gets ...DivorceLegal System

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  • Divorce Is Rrruuffff!

    339: Break-Up 08.24.2007

    What divorce looks like from the dog's point of view. This monologue was performed by Merrill ...AnimalsDivorceFiction

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  • Two Possibilities, Both Bad.

    313: Parental Guidance Suggested 05.19.2006

    When Gene Cheek was ten years old, his mother began dating a black man. It was 1961, in North ...DivorceFamilyMothers

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  • The Grandma Letters.

    313: Parental Guidance Suggested 05.19.2006

    Will Seymour reads letters he and his grandmother exchanged when he was in high school. He was ...DivorceFamilyFunny

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  • My Angel's In The Centerfolds.

    313: Parental Guidance Suggested 05.19.2006

    When Emily Helfgot was ten, her dad was a sex therapist on a call-in radio show, which ...DivorceFathersSexuality

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  • I Want To Be A Statistic.

    261: The Sanctity of Marriage 03.26.2004

    Starlee Kine gets answers about her parents marriage from her dad...after a lifetime of mystery. ...DivorceMarriage

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  • Prologue.

    247: What Is This Thing? 09.19.2003

    We hear Billie Holliday, Keely Smith and Leo Reisman (with Anita Boyer) asking the musical ...DivorceMarriageMusic

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  • Prologue.

    237: Regime Change 04.18.2003

    Host Ira Glass talks with This American Life producer Julie Snyder about a personal regime ...Divorce

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  • For Sale.

    223: Classifieds 10.11.2002

    The classifieds are populated by people in flux. People selling stuff from old lives in ...DivorceRetail/Commerce

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  • Act One.

    209: Didn't Ask to Be Born 03.29.2002

    The chronicle of a family that unravelled. Debra Gwartney loved her two oldest daughters like ...DivorceFamilyMothers

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  • Prologue.

    187: Father's Day '01 06.15.2001

    Leah remembers when her parents got divorced and her dad, a farmer in North Dakota, moved to an ...ChildhoodDivorceFathers

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  • Driving The Divorcemobile.

    187: Father's Day '01 06.15.2001

    A collection of small stories, all on the the theme introduced in the prologue—the first few ...ChildrenDivorceParents

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  • Case Two. Tell It To The Void.

    183: The Missing Parents Bureau 04.20.2001

    We hear a series of letters that originally appeared on the brief-lived, little-known, but ...ChildrenDivorceFathers

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  • In The Event Of An Emergency, Put Your Sister In An Upright Position.

    175: Babysitting 01.05.2001

    The story of several huge companies that accidentally got put into the babysitting business in a ...ChildrenDivorceHolidays

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  • Act One.

    121: Twentieth Century Man 01.29.1999

    The first part of Gillian's story. (33 minutes) ChildrenDeathDivorce

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  • Act Two.

    121: Twentieth Century Man 01.29.1999

    Gillian's story continues. (25 minutes) ChildrenDivorceFamily

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  • Interracial Marriage.

    105: Take A Negro Home 06.12.1998

    Rich Robinson's father is black, his mother is white. They married during the civil rights ...DivorceFamilyMarriage

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  • Book Of Job.

    96: Pinned by History 03.13.1998

    Reporter Scott Carrier does a story about Harvey "Job" Matusow. (38 minutes)Criminal JusticeDeathDivorce

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  • Anti-oedipus.

    46: Sissies 12.13.1996

    This American Life producer Nancy Updike on a family where the father was one kind of sissy and ...ChildhoodDivorceFamily

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  • Act Three.

    26: Father's Day '96 06.14.1996

    Audio artist Jay Allison and writer Dan Robb present an audio montage on the moment Robb's ...DivorceMarriageParents

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