This American Life

11:29am

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.

5:00pm

Thu September 6, 2012
Arts & Culture

This Bay Area Life

Crosscurrents host Hana Baba interviewing Ira Glass

This edition of Crosscurrents is a special one-hour show dedicated to an interview with This American Life host Ira Glass by Hana Baba in KALW studios, and stories from his show that were based in the Bay Area. In that spirit, we’re calling this show This Bay Area Life (in which Hana tries to pull off a subtle imitation of Glass).

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3:37pm

Thu September 6, 2012
Open Air 8/30/12

Ira Glass on Open Air

Ira and David discuss a strategy for Iran...

Ira Glass visited with guest host David Latulippe to talk about "This American Life" and his new film with Mike Birbiglia, "Sleepwalk with Me".  Plus, Peter Robinson provided some cultural pre- and re- views. 

2:47pm

Wed January 18, 2012
PLANET MONEY ON EURO CRISIS

This American Life: Continental Break-Up

On this week's This American Life, a Planet Money special on the economic crisis in Europe. If you're like us, when the words European Debt Crisis pop up in the news these days you feel a little worried, and a little like taking a nap. Turns out, there's a story behind this story. One that's filled with guilt, and drama, and betrayal, and 100-year-old dreams come true.

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2:47pm

Wed January 18, 2012
PLANET MONEY ON EURO CRISIS

This American Life: Continental Break-Up

On this week's This American Life, a Planet Money special on the economic crisis in Europe. If you're like us, when the words European Debt Crisis pop up in the news these days you feel a little worried, and a little like taking a nap. Turns out, there's a story behind this story. One that's filled with guilt, and drama, and betrayal, and 100-year-old dreams come true.

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