Radio Archive by Tag

Gambling

  • Prologue.

    466: Blackjack 06.08.2012

    Host Ira Glass and producer Robyn Semien get a blackjack lesson from Andy Bloch, who played for ...Gambling

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  • Render Unto Caesar's Palace What Is Due To Caesar's Palace.

    466: Blackjack 06.08.2012

    Jack Hitt tells the story of the Christian card counting team featured in the documentary Holy ...GamblingReligion

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  • Prologue. Part Two.

    466: Blackjack 06.08.2012

    Ira and Robyn go to the casino to try out their newfound card counting skills. (5 minutes)Gambling

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  • Harrah's Today, Gone Tomorrow.

    466: Blackjack 06.08.2012

    TAL producer Sarah Koenig tells the story of a woman who sued the casino where she lost her ...GamblingLegal System

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  • Show Me The Annuity.

    329: Nice Work If You Can Get It 04.06.2007

    This American Life producer Alex Blumberg talks with Ed Ugel, who had a very unusual dream job: ...GamblingJobs/EmploymentPersonal Finance

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  • Luck Of The Irish.

    306: Seemed Like A Good Idea at the Time 01.13.2006

    It was two months into the tour, and the cast of Riverdance had been performing eight shows a ...FunnyGamblingTheater

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  • Prologue.

    265: Fake Science 05.21.2004

    Host Ira Glass visits Arlington Racetrack on opening day with four regulars who explain their ...GamblingScience

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  • Slingshot.

    243: Later That Same Day 07.25.2003

    A story by John Hodgman about returning to the beach after a very bad year. John Hodgman is the ...GamblingWriting

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  • Know When To Walk Away, Know When To Run.

    192: Meet the Pros 08.31.2001

    Ira travels to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker, gets hooked, and tries to figure out ...GamblingJobs/Employment

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  • Prologue.

    113: Windfall 10.16.1998

    Todd Powell won $27 million dollars from the Florida State lottery. The windfall ended his ...GamblingPersonal Finance

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  • Reservations.

    113: Windfall 10.16.1998

    Alix Spiegel reports on an entire community that's turned its back on easy money—for now. Nine ...EconomicsGambling

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  • Strength In Numbers.

    99: I Enjoy Being A Girl, Sort Of 04.10.1998

    Ira with "The Hens," a group of nine middle-aged women who've known each other since girlhood. ...AutomobilesChildhoodFriendship

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  • Prologue.

    96: Pinned by History 03.13.1998

    Host Ira Glass with Jan Tomare, who spent three years in the Auschwitz concentration camp. (4 ...GamblingHistory

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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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  • Act One.

    2: Small Scale Sin 11.24.1995

    The Golden Peacock. Playwright Jeff Dorchen creates an original radio play inspired by the ...GamblingTeenagersTheater

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