This American Life

Sundays at 1pm, Wednesdays at Noon
hosted by Ira Glass
Ira Glass

Ira Glass assembles eclectic, entertaining stories that reveal Americans in all shapes and forms.

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Wed September 18, 2013
Crosscurrents ~ 9/18 at 5pm

Ira Glass on "Crosscurrents" today at 5!

Ira Glass spends an hour with KALW News Director Holly Kernan geeking out about radio, with stories about the early days of radio, Radio Havana in the Mission, and the first bi-lingual radio program.  Today at 5pm.


Wed July 18, 2012
This American Life 7/22 & 7/25

This (Fun!) American Life

Host Ira Glass heads to some of the happiest places on Earth:  Amusement Parks!  Jonathan Goldstein revisits one he worked at as a teen, Ira takes us behind the scenes at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, where the staff so loves their jobs they make videos.  Sunday at 1pm, Wednesday at Noon. 


Tue May 8, 2012
Radiolab USB drive

Radiolab USB drive...for your $120 pledge

Enjoy 25 hours of wonderful, eclectic Radiolab episodes, and use and re-use the storage space on this handy keychain/USB drive.  Yours with our thanks for a $120 to Local Public Radio.


Thu May 3, 2012

Donate to KALW & be part of This American Life LIVE!

This Thursday, May 10th at 8pm, Ira Glass and This American Life will do a live show in New York City that will be broadcast via satellite to theaters across the country.  Ira Glass will be joined by David Rakoff, Mike Birbiglia, Glynn Washington and other special guests, including the band OK Go!

You can be there – and help support KALW’s May Membership Campaign.

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