This American Life

Sundays at 3 pm CT and Fridays at 3 am CT on HPPR; Saturdays at noon and Thursdays at 9 pm CT on HPPR Connect
  • Hosted by Ira Glass

This American Life is a weekly show that belongs in no other format but its own. It is a collection of stories centered around a theme, some tales sidesplitting and some sad, but all interesting or surprising. Ira Glass hosts the show and weaves together the stories into several acts.