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This American Life
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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4.5 stars from 62,540 ratings
No More Politics
This used to be my favorite program, but I’ve been incredibly turned-off by the heavy focus on politics in recent years. I’m tired of shows on Trump and I am tired of hearing stories about illegal aliens being deported. This show needs to find the next David Sedaris or Jonathon Goldstein but...Read full review »
GFnotbychoice via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/22/19
This show has changed
My wife and I loved this show for its great storytelling. Lately all stories wind up to be political. I realize that NPR has a liberal POV. But this show has now gone over the top. With ratings dropping in the app store, it is clear that others feel the same. Hearing about Trump all the time...Read full review »
tomfcct via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/21/19
Well done
I really do love this show, it’s so well done and the journalists are amazing. BUT, I do think it’s become a lot more politics heavy recently. I don’t mind that on occasion, but I enjoyed the earlier pre-trump era episodes so much more.
DLT603 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/21/19
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