This American Life
#603: Once More, With Feeling
November 19th, 2017, 08:02 AM
Stories of people who decide to rethink the way they’ve been doing things, or try to get others to do that. Including a woman who decides to confront the men who catcall her, and get them to give it up forever.
#631: So a Monkey and a Horse Walk Into a Bar
November 12th, 2017, 08:02 AM
This week, blurring the line between animal and human.
#513: 129 Cars
November 5th, 2017, 08:02 AM
We spend a month at a Jeep dealership on Long Island as they try to make their monthly sales goal: 129 cars. If they make it, they'll get a huge bonus from the manufacturer, possibly as high as $85,000 — enough to put them in the black for the month. If they don't make it, it'll be the second month in a row. So they pull out all the stops.
#630: Things I Mean to Know
October 29th, 2017, 08:02 AM
There are so many facts about the world that we take for granted—without ever questioning how we know them. Of course the earth revolves around the sun. Of course my dog loves me. But how exactly do we know things like that are true? This week, stories of people trying to unspool some of life’s certainties, and what they find.