A show filled with stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families.
Stories united by one thing: They all happened in the seven days prior to broadcast.
We sifted through thousands of images on Instagram and chose a selection of events, big and small, that people captured over the course of this week.
Photos and documents from our Animal Sacrifice show.
The This American Life staff confronts Ira about his dog, Piney.
Why Minnesotans don't talk much about the most important historical event ever to happen there.
Stories of people breaking the rules fully, completely, and with no bad consequences.
Stories of how people cope after brushes with death.
A growing body of research that suggests we may be on the verge of a new approach to some of the biggest challenges facing American schools.
An estate attorney discovers a financial scheme that's all reward and no risk. The only catch? You have to die to get the money.
When an aspiring stand-up fails to express his true feelings, his anxiety comes out in increasingly funny and dangerous sleepwalking incidents.
Favorite stories by our longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff.
On Tuesday, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that was filed against the FBI as a result of Operation Flex.
An undercover FBI informant at the mosque in Orange County starts acting very odd.
Stories about people in trouble, who look for help in mystifying places.
Several papers have dropped Journatic, and there's some strife internally at the company as well.