Ira Glass, Alex Kotlowitz & Leonetta Sanders on MSNBC

Mar 14, 2013

After we aired our two episodes on Harper High School, host Ira Glass, reporter Alex Kotlowitz and Harper principal Leonetta Sanders appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Show.

That Looks Familiar . . .

Mar 2, 2013

Some of the stories we received for this week's episode "No Coincidence, No Story!" were even better with their attached photos — so we gave them their own page as a web extra.

Donations for Harper High School

Feb 20, 2013

Many listeners have asked us if there is a way to donate money to support Harper High School in Chicago.

Press Release About Our Upcoming Episodes on Harper High School

Feb 12, 2013

Below is a press release about our next two episodes, which are based on five months of reporting at Harper High School in Chicago.


"Dos Erres" Update

Jan 14, 2013

We have an update on our episode from last May, "What Happened at Dos Erres," about the massacre by the Guatemalan army of an entire village in 1982.

Fred Armisen Co-Hosts With Ira Glass

Jan 10, 2013

Fred Armisen and Ira Glass

For this week's episode, the Saturday Night Live and Portlandia star co-hosts the entire hour, and he does it in character.

Redesigned Android App!

Jan 4, 2013

Our friends over at PRX have completely redesigned our Android app. Back when we first released it, there weren't many standards for Android apps, which left developers to do their best to imitate iPhone apps.

Holiday Sale

Dec 5, 2012

Hello again, holiday shoppers,

For the public radio swag lover in your life, you may want to check out some discounts we're offering for December in our online store.

We have: conversation-inspiring CDs!

Be a Part of Our “This Week” Show … This Week!

Nov 28, 2012

Hello This American Life listeners and soon-to-be contributors,

In May of last year, with the help of many contributors, we did a show called “This Week.” It was something new for us: Every single thing in the show was united by the simple fact that it had happened in the seven days prior to b

Download Our Live Show For $5!

Nov 15, 2012

BIG NEWS: You can download or stream our live show "The Invisible Made Visible" directly from our site for five bucks!

This is the show we did on stage in May and beamed into hundreds of movie theaters around the US, Austr