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This American Life Celebrates Its 500th Episode

posted by Nell Minow

I love “This American Life.”  For 17 years, Ira Glass has been sharing our stories, funny, wrenching, scary, romantic, always engaging and illuminating.  He tells Buzzfeed how he feels 500 episodes later.  Definitely worth a look, especially at the list of his favorite episodes and the memo with some of the other titles for the show that they considered and rejected.  And here’s a good list of some of the best episodes to get started or to find gems you might have missed.

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