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Podcast: This American Life: 654: The Feather Heist

A flute player breaks into a British museum and makes off with a million dollars worth of dead birds.
posted by ruben on Aug 20, 2018 - 4 comments

Podcast: This American Life: 647: LaDonna

A security guard at the airport notices something going wrong on the tarmac, and takes it upon herself to fix it. It's way harder than she expects.
posted by ellieBOA on May 29, 2018 - 12 comments

Podcast: This American Life: #571: The Heart Wants What It Wants

When Jesse first started getting letters from Pamala, he couldn't believe his luck. He'd been waiting all his life to fall in love—and then he started getting these letters from the perfect woman. Vulnerable. In need of protection. Classic beauty. He was totally devoted. They corresponded for years. And when something happens that really should change how he feels about her— he just can't give it up.
posted by ellieBOA on Nov 3, 2015 - 7 comments

Podcast: This American Life: #551: Good Guys 2015

Yes fellas, lots of you think of yourselves as good guys. But what does it really take to be a good guy? We have stories of valiant men attempting to do good in challenging and not-so-challenging circumstances: in department stores, public buses, and at the bottom of a cave 900 feet underground.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 25, 2015 - 9 comments

Podcast: This American Life: #549: Amateur Hour

This week, stories of people who are in put into positions they're completely unqualified to handle ... but who try to make it work anyway. Including one story of a tough group of soldiers who attempt to save lives through the power of show tunes. [more inside]
posted by ALongDecember on Mar 2, 2015 - 8 comments

Podcast: This American Life: #543: Wake Up Now

As New Year's approaches and people are contemplating things they want to change about themselves, we have stories of people trying to wake themselves up, shake up their own lives, or wake up others. Including the story of a company – or maybe it's a movement – called WakeUpNow. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Dec 29, 2014 - 10 comments

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