Recommended

Okay.  It’s hundreds of episodes. Thousands of stories. Here are lists with some favorites.

New to This American Life?

“When I’m trying to explain our program  to someone who doesn’t know it, I stammer a bunch of words like ‘entertaining,’ ‘funny,’ ‘surprising plot twists,’ ‘true stories but not boring I swear’ … and then I just give them this list.” — Ira Glass

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Funny Stories

Two cops try to catch a squirrel, Tig Notaro runs into an 80s music star surprisingly often, and a phone message that’s been called the greatest phone message in the world.

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Videos

Yes we have videos!  Animations, music videos, speeches, our live stage shows, and more. 

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