This American Life
#617: Fermi’s Paradox
May 21st, 2017, 08:33 AM
Three people grapple with the question, “Are we alone?”
#218: Act V
May 14th, 2017, 08:33 AM
We devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.
#616: I Am Not A Pirate
May 7th, 2017, 08:33 AM
To be, or not to be a pirate? This week, that is the question. Hold fast, mateys! We have stories about both historical and modern-day swashbucklers who loot, pillage, and question their choices.
#615: The Beginning of Now
April 30th, 2017, 08:33 AM
Before Donald Trump started his presidential campaign in 2015, there was a congressional race that redefined what was possible in American politics. Steve Bannon and Breitbart News got involved in that race early, just like they later got deeply involved in Donald Trump's race. On this week’s show: What happened in that campaign, what it made it work, and how we got to now.