This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
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Similar to NPR’s "This American Life", the This Brazilian Life team and our fellow UFC classmates will be sharing personal narratives related to a variety of topics about Brazilian life.
A podcast that explores the nuanced experiences of Filipinos in the United States, atbp.
An American Life with African Roots | Intelligent conversation and thoughtful commentary by Africans in the diaspora, about our stories, our community, and our lives. See all episodes on iTunes!
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Lovingly inspired by the podcast from This American Life, Serial is a new podcast from the creators of Geoff Lloyd's Hometime Show, hosted by Annabel Port.
This is podcast created by my students at OGU High School. The podcast title is inspired by one of my favourite podcasts "This American Life", and it focuses on the lives and interests of Japanese high school teens. The program is part of my ICT-Global Awareness course which is taught in English and Japanese. Students are expected to learn English while tackling domestic and international issues and expressing themselves with Web 2.0 technologies.
This is the story of Charles Ball, an American slave who was born in 1780 and remained a slave for fifty years thereafter. Ball told his story to a lawyer who turned it into this written work. (Summary by Tom Causby)
Emilie Jerard Podcast (This Fetish Life) This Fetish Life (TFL) is a weekly hour-long podcast, hosted by Fetish Fashion designer Emilie Jerard, a non-fiction program featuring memoirs, discussions, field recordings and sound footage. In her program Emilie will be discussing her latest projects and fashion shows, but also the American fetish scene, fashion, and answering listener questions. Please join Emilie, her EJ Models, and special guess's in her weekly podcast.
An ode to the daily practices and rituals of life—both mundane and special—and what you learn from simply doing a thing every single day.This American Life
3-2-1 …. 1-2-3. What the heck is bothering me? It’s been a while since TFAL has asked “Bakit?” “Why o’ why?” For our latest edition of the Bakit List, the TFAL team shares what grinds their gears. We look at the annoying and ever so problematic topics that affect Filipino Americans. Some of the discussions include land inheritance, living and perpe…
An ode to the daily practices and rituals of life—both mundane and special.
People starting over—sometimes because they want to, other times because they have to.This American Life
People who try simple mind games on others and find themselves in way over their heads.This American Life
What is something that you thought was politically impossible but happened? This is the question that Elaine, Joe, Producer Mike, and special guest host Kat tackle in this conversation about Pinays in Political Organizing. Community and political organizing is a difficult and important job that allows for the impossible to become a reality in our l…
What happens when your own community suddenly turns on you?This American Life
What happens when your own community suddenly turns on you?
Stories about the power of blood.This American Life
So… there’s a lot going on in the world. A lot of it not so great. And while we talk about many of those things on our show and in our social media, we figured we all needed to take a little bit of a break to try and focus on the good things that are happening in our lives, and to think about some of the things that have actually brought smiles to …
Stories about the power of blood.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to write a TV or movie? If you had total creative freedom to pitch a show or movie, what would it be about? Would you center Filipino or Filipino American stories? In this TFAL episode, we talk TV writing with the one and only Rene Gube, comedian, actor, and writer for such shows like Crazy Ex Girlfriend…
How the pandemic has thrown college admissions process into a kind of slow-motion chaos. One of the biggest changes: most colleges have stopped requiring the SAT. For decades, there’s been a debate over whether schools should drop the test. What’s it mean that it finally happened?This American Life
How the pandemic has thrown college admissions process into a kind of slow-motion chaos.
This week, three men who came together to protest the murder of George Floyd. They were unified, loud, and impressive, but over time these three friends end up in three very different places.This American Life
It’s been one year since most of the United States has been under quarantine, significantly changing our lives. In this TFAL episode, we reflect on a year like no other, how COVID has affected our personal lives and the lives of many of our kababayan, and reminders of what we need to continue to do while we’re still in the pandemic. Our special gue…
Three men come together to protest the murder of George Floyd. They are unified and impressive, but over time, these three friends end up in very different places.
Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.This American Life
Roses are red. Violets are blue. These brown hands Choo choo choose you! Hello TFAL listeners, join us as the TFAL Crew reflects on love. Well…sort of, through the lens of the commercialized and overpriced holiday of Valentine’s day! All joking aside, we can all agree that we need a little more love in this world, and if Valentine’s Day makes us be…
Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.This American Life
Why we tell them, and what happens after we do.
Stories of people summoning up stuff that’s usually hidden down deep.
2020 will go down in history as one of the most difficult years for so many of us. At the time of writing, 443,000 people have lost their lives to covid-19. Deaths in 2020 that were not Covid-19 related were still impacted by the virus. In certain situations, they were unable to get care that could save their lives because emergency rooms were turn…
Things we’ve lost in the past year — since the first American coronavirus case — that we haven’t talked about so much. Gossip. The chance to make new friends. And much larger stuff.This American Life
New Year. Covid’s still here. Let’s start purging and clear… The energy for 2021. We all know that 2020 was a roller coaster that we were happy to say so long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodnight, and goodbye to that wretched year. Within the first week of 2021, we faced an attempted coup attempt and more Covid deaths, especially in our community.…
Things lost in the past year that we haven’t talked about much.
Did you know that the Banaue Rice Terraces are actually only approximately 200-300 years old hundred years old, and not 2,000 years old as many people believe? Did you know that the “Wave Migrations” theory of the people-ing of the Philippines has no archaeological basis and is fundamentally racist? Some of these Philippine nationalist narratives h…
There's always someone whose job it is to decide if you measure up.
Stories of people going to great lengths to throw a special Christmas for their families.
Filipinos are notorious for their sweet tooth. We put sugar in almost all of our dishes. So much so our spaghetti would be a dessert in Italy. And of course, who can forget our traditional desserts? Bibingka, turon, halo halo, Cebu torta, tupig, puto bumbong, ginataan, buko pie…the list goes on and on. In almost every region in the Philippines, des…