Sunday, May 21, 2017, 2:00pm
If there is life elsewhere in the universe, why haven't we heard from the extraterrestrials yet? And given that there is no sign of them, does that mean we are all alone? This week, stories asking the most fundamental questions about the need to connect— to a spouse, to a daughter, to an E.T.
Sunday, May 14, 2017, 2:00pm
We devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, a This American Life contributor followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act . . . Act Five . . . of Hamlet....
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00pm
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.
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00pm
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 Trump's race. On this week’s show: a...