This American Life

Schedule
88.5-1
Saturday
1:00 pm

This American Life can be heard on more than 500 public radio stations around the country. The television show is on the Showtime network. The radio and TV shows follow the same format. There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always.

Programming Note: This American Life is back with a Christmas Eve special for the whole family. Tune in Monday, Dec. 24 at 2 p.m. for Comedians Of Christmas Comedy Special.


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For Key And Peele, Biracial Roots Bestow Special Comedic 'Power'

Comics Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele satirize people of all races on their Comedy Central sketch show. Originally broadcast Nov. 20, 2013.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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Despite High Expectations, Sentencing Reform Proposals Still On Ice

Sen. John Cornyn suggested a hearing and markup on reform proposals could be imminent. But multiple sources tell NPR that concrete language is still being hotly debated behind closed doors.
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WikiLeaks Docs Purport To Show The U.S. Spied On Japan's Government

The documents also allege that the U.S. targeted Japanese banks and companies, including Mitsubishi.