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Ira Glass

  1. podcasts
    How Podcasts Learned to SpeakThe once useless-seeming medium that became essential.
  2. good one podcast
    The 7 Words That Changed Mike Birbiglia’s Comedy ForeverOn this week’s Good One, Mike Birbiglia talks about his new Broadway show, The New One, and the phrase “I know … I’m in the future also.”
  3. This Week in Drama: Mila Kunis Trolls Mike Pence and MoreWe recap the pettiest squabbles, juiciest feuds, and other niche drama you didn’t know you were living for every week.
  4. last night on late night
    Mike Birbiglia Got Notes on His Movie From a Ludicrously Foulmouthed Ira GlassIra likes to curse a lot.
  5. exclusive
    See the Cold Open for This Year’s Peabody AwardsThe Peabody Awards air Monday, June 6, on Pivot.
  6. Ira Glass Is Establishing His Radio-Podcast EmpireHe now owns “This American Life” and “Serial.”
  7. ink-stained wretches
    Ira Glass Doesn’t Know or Care Who Edits the New York TimesThe “This American Life” host admits he’s not up on the biggest media story of the moment.
  8. the most npr thing in the world
    Fred Armisen Will Co-Host ‘This American Life’In character as Ira Glass.
  9. david edelstein
    Edelstein on Sleepwalk With Me: This Comedian’s LifeThis autobiographical monologue-film stars and is directed by funnyman Mike Birbiglia.
  10. vulture reads
    Sunday Reads: Kunis, DeGeneres, and Burning ManAnother reason to stay indoors. 
  11. quotables
    Ira Glass Has ‘Re-spect’ for Tavi GevinsonPunctuation intended.
  12. chat room
    Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia Are Now Little Fish“Everyone is laughing at us. Like, ‘Hey, look at your teeny gills!’”
  13. sleepwalk with me
    Watch Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass Answer Joss WhedonSleepwalk with this!
  14. exclusive
    See a Short Film by Mike Birbiglia and Ira GlassIt’s promoting their acclaimed film Sleepwalk With Me.
  15. party chat
    Famed Glasses-Wearer Ira Glass Rages Against Google Glasses“Truthfully it’s a little too close to Minority Report.”
  16. unlikely unions
    Ira Glass and Owen Wilson Are Making an HBO SeriesBased on an actual man who found his life dull and went to Mexico to rescue kidnapped kids.
  17. shattered glass
    ‘This American Life’ Pulls Absurd Stephen Glass StoriesTough timing.
  18. radio
    Ira Glass Was Really Freaked Out by That Sex Tape Parody“His imitation of my writing and delivery are so dead-on, it was hard to keep listening.”
  19. clickables
    Listen to an Ira Glass Sex-Tape Parody“If you donate now, Carl Kassell will leave a dirty — and I mean really filthy — message on a loved one’s answering machine.”
  20. casting
    Paul Rudd Will Star in a Movie From Errol Morris and Ira GlassAbout a guy really into cryogenics.
  21. stuff white people like
    Ira Glass Sings!The “This American Life” host does an Elliott Smith cover with Lucy Wainwright Roche.
  22. Ira Glass at His High School Reunion“Ira Glass Tries To Explain This American Life At High School Reunion,” from The Onion: “According to sources at Milford Mill High School’s […]
  23. party chat
    Rachel Maddow: ‘Glenn Beck Was My Favorite Person of All Time on Radio’Not on the list of her favorite people are the writers of the Curbed blog, however.
  24. 21 questions
    Ira Glass Likes Excess and Giant M&MsThe host of ‘This American Life’ answers our usual 21 questions.
  25. adaptations
    ‘This American Life’ Segment to Become a MovieA proper feature, not a documentary.
  26. music
    Watch OK Go’s Grueling Staring Contest With a MuppetWith cameos from Zach Galifianakis and Ira Glass.
  27. ink-stained wretches
    Radio’s Ira Glass Attacks Print and Television News’Newspapers are mostly really terrible and they deserve to die,’ the nerd icon announced. ‘And network news is mostly really terrible and it deserves to go down.’
  28. quote machine
    Unlike Jean-Claude Van Damme, William H. Macy Has Nothing to HidePlus: Liam Neeson rationalizes his decision to star in ‘Taken.’
  29. quote machine
    Jean-Claude Van Damme: Business in Front, Party in the BackPlus, Jason Bourne is no fan of James Bond.
  30. inaugur-nation!
    Rachel Maddow on Being ‘Enraged’ by Obama, and the Future of Fox NewsAll we had to do was ask about Rick Warren.
  31. all celebrities are friends with one another
    Ira Glass Agrees That He Looks Like Rachel MaddowWhich, he concedes, is maybe not the nicest thing to say about a lady.
  32. in the magazine
    Sarah Jessica Parker Heralds Triumphant Return of ‘Sex’What’s happening in this week’s issue of ‘New York’?
  33. the take
    ‘The Atlantic’ Declares War on QuirkinessHey, you! Yeah, you, the “Gen-X indie” guy in Austin, Madison, or Adams Morgan with the ironic facial hair! Michael Hirschorn at The Atlantic has a problem with you and your insufferable quirkiness.
  34. cultural capital
    Ira Glass TV: A Sexy Liberal Bod to Match Sexy Liberal Voice?Last spring New York brought you news that Ira Glass’s This American Life would be coming to Showtime. And now, almost a year later, it’s nearly here. It’ll debut March 22 on Showtime, but, meantime, a video teaser has been posted to the TAL site. We took a look, and though we’re a touch skeptical of Glass’s claim that his show will “look different from anything else on television,” we know this: Finally those gruppy Brooklyn gals will have a visual aid to help round out their audio fantasies. This American Life: The Television Show [ThisAmericanLife.org] A Chicago Radio Hit Moves to New York, and TV [NYM]