Reviews
And I still love this podcast. Some of their episodes can mean to the left, but I enjoy hearing both sides so that doesn’t bother me. I feel like they do a good job of talking about left issues without bashing the right. I am somewhat in the middle of the two though, so maybe that’s why I...Read full review »
amygibbs2009 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/20/20
This podcast used to be my favorite. Now, it’s just political ramblings that ostracize half of their precious audience. You’ve lost a loyal listener.
JV2134593 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/18/20
This is a journey into a different world. Every time. Usually in three acts, funny, smart, interesting, sad, satisfying, happy, emotional....it is everything! every episode is a treasure. Thank you for giving this to the world! Best storytelling ever!
MarleneFuku via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 01/17/20
This American Life explores themes and values that are applicable anywhere in the world, not just America. Really, it’s a podcast about people and their stories, and how they tie in to the larger forces that shape our world. Highly recommend.
magrathea! via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/16/20
Smart and amazing subjects weaved together
shoooba via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/15/20
I love listening to TAL so much that I actually don’t remember how my life was structured before it. TAL is now a central pillar.
Soooz1209 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/14/20
You leftist scumbags can piss off!
busterjig via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/13/20
Former home of interesting stories, now just vocal frying Millennials trying to imitate Ira Glass’s intonation while telling mediocre personal stories which will bore you to tears.
Navigator4375 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/12/20
I’ve listened for years and enjoyed it a lot, but you need to warn listeners whenever millennials are going to start whining about their parents in a show. Enough already.
ruckus451 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/12/20
where did they go??
bxgyal via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/11/20
Good
Michael Elliott get down here via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/10/20
I can’t recall how long ago I began listening to TAL, over a decade now I’m sure, and while there are many very fine podcast available today TAL is still the best.
BarryFellman via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/09/20
Still an important piece of my podcast repertoire.
mrnomore via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/08/20
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Pewd2 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/07/20
Diverse range of topics that keep me coming back.
LeonChestnut via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/06/20
With artfully crafted, intriguing human interest stories, This American Life is what I reference when I want to explain what good radio/good podcasting is. I started listening when I was 17 and this show has opened my mind to so many different experiences across the country. Sometimes America...Read full review »
Romaare via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/05/20
I look forward to every episode because these real stories are so heartwarming and authentic. These podcasts have helped me to understand that we are all connected in our fears, our hopes and our humanity.
Little Hoop via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/05/20
One would think 1/3 of America is Jewish.
mdcooper88 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/04/20
I find listening to The American Life as I get into bed as a good friend as I try to sleep, I listen to their podcast & relax into a short sleep. I like to listen to some over & over, a great friend to have The reviews are on the mark & the team make us feel they are in front of us...Read full review »
@ Bill via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/03/20
I would even love to work with this incredible staff someday - it would be an absolute dream. But there are so many reruns. So many.
Rooster521 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/01/20
I just adore this show. It’s my regular companion as I walk my dog along the beach here in Australia. Such amazing stories to get lost in. Inspiring fascinating always thought provoking. And Ira’s dulcet tones are like butter melting on whole-wheat toast. Thank you for making such an amazing show.
Papalotta via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 12/31/19
Ok
Munch a chucker chickun. Now!
AppReviewsOfficial via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/29/19
This used to be an outstanding Podcast with great story telling and outstanding themes and topics. Somewhere along the way it’s fallen off terribly. The episodes are extremely political or just straight up boring and/or stupid. I’d recommend listening to the old stuff as the new stuff is garbage....Read full review »
The Pied Pieper via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/26/19
This podcast was always there for me when I was alone
littlecat29 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/23/19
I have been listening to this show for years. Sadly, the last 5 have shifted from slice of life, interest stories to an extension of current events. I rarely missed an episode. My auto-down loads remind me that I have not listened for weeks. It has gotten to the point where I enjoy the reruns...Read full review »
Lormur via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/21/19
Why do so many of the shows begin with warnings for foul language? There is no reason for “acts” to have cussing in them. It is distasteful and poor reporting. Surely there is a way to tell the story without making the listener choose between interest in the subject and spiritual standards. I...Read full review »
Spence Mc via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/21/19
Meh
Re-runs. Re-runs. Re-runs. This American Life is entertaining and well done, but new episodes are far in between. Need fresh material.
Dark Sky not worth it via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/19/19
This show makes you wanna get into podcasting, like, yesterday! Wonderfully humane, warm, witty, sometimes sad, but always compassionate and empathic stories that bypass your eardrum and go straight into your heart. This show will transport you and make you discover the power of storytelling...Read full review »
DeAntes via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 12/18/19
I’ve been listening for a long time and it’s always one of my favorite shows.
univofkentucky2018 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/17/19
TAL
Gets me every time! Love this!!!
pinkieglosss via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/16/19
This is a great podcast with interesting storylines.
3BrianN via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/15/19
This used to be the best podcast and I loved all of the stories. Now, I can’t even make it through an episode anymore. They are all SO BORING! Makes me sad but I think it’s time for this show to end.
Kimk1000 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/13/19
I can get a dose of reality among all the muddy politics! (Nothing else is more real than the Nature shows on Netflix). Thank you so much for true stories about REAL people in American. Helps me be aware, unbiased, and knowledgable. My FAVORITE for 2019 was one of the Halloween episode stories...Read full review »
JessiyahLighten via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/11/19
Sometimes this show flips my thinking around and I’m so grateful for the new ideas and great storytelling. Other times I find some stories so pointless that I can’t be bothered to finish the episode. Can be very frustrating, yet I keep coming back for more.
DutchPepe via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/10/19
The digging up the bones episode made me nauseous with all the graphic detail.
cwolfor2 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/09/19
God it was great.
Jackelyn Alice via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/09/19
It’s not that complicated
14mudkip14 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/09/19
This was the one and only episode I didn’t finish. The “ducky” story was awful and the next one wasn’t any better - I couldn’t continue. Still one of my favorite podcasts.
Ellisbee99 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/09/19
All I can say is thank god for the podcast, I’m no longer a prisoner in my car. The show is nothing short of perfect.
dlyn05 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/07/19
Wow,such a fun show to listen to, Great journalism, interesting topics
VisaVince via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/07/19
Not a single episode has disappointed. Very well done!
DaShipman1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/05/19
I have listened to ALL of This American Life. It was good 10 years ago. It's great today. The show brings you into new worlds of every scale, from a single family to huge, hidden subcultures. It opens doors and invites you in to parts of the world you would never have heard about...Read full review »
stbush via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/05/19
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reęè via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/04/19
The first and most important podcast I read all day but hate reading and love listening and love wonderful content. So this is for me.
Drmhssdjdhdjsisshdbdbd via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/03/19
Ducky? I'm listening to some crazy woman imitate a duck in the stupidest bit of radio I've heard in a long time. They used to do good stuff on this show but this is so lame. I'm disappointed.Read full review »
Hooboouy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/02/19
Your voice is suck
happppynesss via Apple Podcasts · South Korea · 12/02/19
It’s simply the podcast of our generation.
son_of_fire via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/30/19
Can’t help but wonder why people who aren’t American citizens are the topic. Also having a hard time figuring out why Trump has turned this pod into a bunch of mindless worker bees...?
lgvcdfhcc via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/29/19
Used to like it, but it’s turned into nothing but one-sided politics. Bleh.
Samanthaqc via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/26/19
Used to listen to this all the time when they’d have a diverse library, but then in 2016 Donald Trump became president. I would love some unpolitically bias stories, maybe one out of 10 wouldn’t be bad.
Phlip Montana via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/25/19
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