This American Life 2 Seasons 2007
Amazon Instant Video
1. Reality Check Three stories of people who hatched plans in the hopes of making their dreams come true, but were snapped back to reality by unpleasant outcomes.
2. Growth Spurt What do you do if you're unhappy with where you are in life? Some people simply will themselves to the next stage.
3. The Cameraman An animated short from cartoonist Chris Ware about the perils of watching life explode from behind the safe distance of a camera lens.
4. God's Close Up Stories where the faithful and the not-so-faithful cross paths, and where unexpected things happen when people try to get closer to God through pictures.
5. My Way Four segments that explore the cost of stubbornness, including a man who refuses to acknowledge some important events in his wife's life; a politician who attempts to win an election without ever lying.
6. Pandora's Box Three stories of the unexpected consequences of trying new things including scientists that accidentally discover a way to erase memories and later get surprising requests from people who want their own minds wiped clean.
|Producers||Alex Blumberg, Mary Anderson Casavant, Ken Druckerman, Jane Feltes, Jocelyn Hayes, Julie Snyder, Banks Tarver, Nancy Updike, Christine Vachon, Kevin Vargas, Christopher Wilcha|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Fans of the radio show will undoubtedly be interested in the television show.
It is even better than the radio program on PRI/NPR because one can see the emotional ques on the faces of the interviewees (as well as hear it in their voices).
So far we have been watching the shows at night, a couple at a time and it is very interesting.
Great listening. Funny, sharp, witty, amazing stories. Good for everyone. A great gift. I highly recommend this c.d. Buy it!Published 6 months ago by JF
It's too bad this only lasted two seasons on TV - I understand that Ira was having trouble doing both (the radio program and the TV program) - if you like the radio program, you'll... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jake
Fascinating episodes just as the radio show provides except with video. Simple as that. The only negative thing I can conjure up is that there were only two seasons.Published 15 months ago by Randy Keith Hughes
Love the show as much as the radio program. Adding a visual to the already powerful show was thought provoking and wonderful. Several episodes brought tears to my eyes. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jess G.
Documentary style stories with a theme that the host (Ira Glass) mentions at the beginning of the show. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Billy Champarino
This American Life in general I think is one of the best things around as far as entertainment and journalism is concerned and this TV form doesn't let you down. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Moacir Luz
I've always enjoyed This American Life on the radio and use the iPhone app to listen to episodes on car trips. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Patrick Garman
I bought this DVD for my husband for Valentine's Day because he loves listening to "This American Life" on NPR. Read morePublished on February 27, 2011 by Kate B.