This American Life

This American Life


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Every episode of the hit public radio show "This American Life," on your Android phone or tablet. Listen to the new episode every week, and stream the entire catalogue of 500+ episodes dating back to 1995. Plus get access to exclusive app extras, download 5 episodes for offline listening, and more.

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Recently changed in this version

* Much smaller application package
* Fix display of reruns in "This Week" position.
* Stability
* Faster startup time, and much faster scrolling on the big list.
* Favorites and Unheard episodes get their own filterable sections in the menu.
* Download 5 episodes for offline listening
* Notification can be dismissed by pausing within the app or pressing the X in the notification.
* Stability improvements. Please keep submitting error reports, it helps us find issues.

Comments and ratings for This American Life
  • (40 stars)

    by David Boykin on 06/08/2014

    It's getting better, I'm still having the issue where the episode will cut out during the last 5 minutes.

  • (40 stars)

    by Matt A. on 06/08/2014

    The new version has reset users' entire database of which episodes we've already played, which means EVERY episode is now relisted in the entire 500+ episode catalog (the "Unheard" option shows every episode, since the update has deleted your record of which episodes you'd already heard). For those of us who have devotedly listened to dozens of episodes over the years, that fouls up the playlist (

  • (40 stars)

    by Joe S on 06/08/2014

    You need to add a bug report feature to complement the crash report feature.

  • (40 stars)

    by Chris McRaven on 05/08/2014

    The app is slowly getting better. It's still a little hard to use and super frustrating, but it's getting better. Keep going!

  • (40 stars)

    by Rhys Balmforth on 05/08/2014

    App regularly crashes. The option to save episodes for listening off line doesn't appear to work.

  • (40 stars)

    by Andrew Leonard on 05/08/2014

    By far the most unstable app on my Galaxy S4. Crashes non-stop. Love the show, but the app needs major work. Donate generously to WBEZ, please. EDIT 8/4/14: STILL doesn't work.

  • (40 stars)

    by John Holman on 04/08/2014

    1)Skipping to Act within episode page doesn't work 2) SidePlayer doesn't start if episode is started within its page 3) Can't manually mark episode as Heard 4) Unheard list isn't sorted by Episode number

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