This American Life
Saturdays at 11 a.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One
Saturdays at 7 p.m. on IPR News
"This American Life" is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range of styles: monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, "found recordings," and original works for radio.