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Ira Glass

Here's The Thing

Ira Glass

Monday, November 24, 2014

In this extensive conversation with Alec Baldwin, Ira Glass lays it all out on the topics of religion, politics, fact-checking, and that dog who went as him for Halloween.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Mad Men's Matt Weiner, Ira Glass & Sarah Koenig, '04 Food

Friday, October 24, 2014

Three of our favorite segments this week: #BL25 talks to Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner; Ira Glass and Sarah Koenig on "Serial"; and Danny Meyer and Dan Barber on food in 2004.
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Features

What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, October 24, 2014

WNYC
A lesbian cartoonist is a MacArthur Genius. Registered non-voters should really vote. Ira Glass & Co. might solve a murder mystery. Here's a playlist of the week's top stories.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Bringing Radio Stories and Dance Together on Stage

Monday, September 08, 2014

This American Life’s Ira Glass and choreographer Monica Bill Barnes discuss combines two art forms that, as Glass puts it, “have no business being together—dance and radio.”

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The Brian Lehrer Show

#TBT Brian and Ira Glass, 1997

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Ira Glass in 1997: "Our goal is if you hear the first 90 seconds of anything you will not be able to stop listening."
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Martha Plimpton and Ira Glass on their Friendship with David Rakoff

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

David Rakoff, who died last August at the age of 47, wrote a novel in his last years called Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish. Ira Glass, executive producer and host of This American Life, who recorded Rakoff's audiobook, talks about his life and final work.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Host Martha Plimpton: Politics and Abortion; Ira Glass on David Rakoff; a New Literary Journal; Fighting HIV/AIDS in India; Why Humans Love Animals

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Martha Plimpton fills in for Leonard Lopate. First, Slate's Amanda Marcotte discusses states restricting abortion access and other reproductive rights. This American Life's Ira Glass talks about David Rakoff's final work—a novel written in verse. Uzoamaka Maduka talks about the new literary journal The American Reader. Meena Seshu, founder and secretary general of SANGRAM, discusses fighting HIV/AIDS among sex workers in India. Dr. Vint Virga explains what animals can teach us about being human.

The Takeaway

Ira Glass on Christmas

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Ira Glass, host of This American Life, has a story or three of four each week on his radio program. Ira and our host John Hockenberry used to work together at National Public Radio a long time ago, including time spent working together through the holidays. But while John was just low on the totem pole, Ira had entirely different reasons for working over the holidays.

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The Takeaway

Ira Glass on His New Project, 'The Visible and the Invisible'

Monday, December 03, 2012

Ira Glass has perhaps one of the most recognizable voices in America. But, like most of us in radio, he is rarely visible to his audience. He decided to come out from behind the curtain for a special program, “The Invisible Made Visible,” which was on stage in front of a live audience, and broadcast live to movie theaters across the country.

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