Medical Examiner D.J. Drakovic, in Pontiac Michigan, explains how every crime scene is like a novel.
Host Ira Glass talks to Congressman Mark Pocan and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal about a bold bill they sponsored last week.
Ira Glass reads a favorite passage from the writing of the recently deceased poet Donald Hall.
Ira Glass introduces the idea of doing 20 stories in one hour.
The film tells the real-life story of Carlton Pearson, who was a rising star in the Pentecostal church and Oral Roberts’s protégé.
Host Ira Glass talks with two women who went to see the rodeo – the Professional Bull Riders tour – and came away wondering if they were witnessing a #MeToo moment in a very surprising place.
Heather and her girlfriend lived with a cat named Sid. The girlfriend showed all sorts of affection toward Sid that she never showed toward Heather.
Romantic comedies usually don’t get much respect. But with Valentine’s Day approaching, This American Life producer Neil Drumming explains what’s so great about them. (5 minutes)
Host Ira Glass and producer B.A. Parker talk about a disagreement they’ve been having about a particular word.