This American Life on KTTZ-HD2

  • Hosted by Ira Glass

What is This American Life? It's "like movies for radio."  There's a theme to each episode of This American Life, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to describe! 

http://www.thisamericanlife.org/

Podcasts

  • Thursday, January 11, 2018 11:00pm
    A boy who can’t dribble gets a coach, a new best friend, and something to believe in.
  • Thursday, January 4, 2018 11:00pm
    There’s a program that brings together kids from two schools. One school is public and in the country’s poorest congressional district. The other is private and costs $43,000/year. They are three miles apart. The hope is that kids connect, but some of the public school kids just can’t get over the divide. We hear what happens when you get to see the other side and it looks a lot better. 
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017 11:00pm
    This week, stories about people trying their best to turn themselves into something else—like a badger. Or a professional comedian, in a language they didn’t grow up speaking.
  • Thursday, December 21, 2017 11:00pm
    Even the best laid plans can go catastrophically wrong when humans get involved. This week, people bungle simple operations on some of the most dangerous weapons in the world.