Jeff Viniard’s engagement to the woman he loves is threatened by a crisis of faith.
Three-year-old Mason on his new car.
In the last school year alone, 29 current and recent students of Harper High School in Chicago were shot. 29. This American Life spent five months at the school to get a sense of what it means to live in the midst of all that violence. Listen to Part 2.
Studs Terkel, the late oral historian, questions what has happened to “vox humana.”
There’s a restaurant in Albuquerque called Tim’s Place. It’s named after Tim Harris, a young man with Down syndrome who started the business with help from his dad.
An investigation into internet sleuths — like Todd Matthews of Doe Network — amateur detectives who use the web to solve cold cases and identify missing persons.
After a bit role with DeNiro, ex-con-actor Richie Castellano moves to a small town and gets dozens of people to invest in a movie that never premieres. Why did they buy it?
China’s most famous living artist and most creative political dissident – no stranger to police beatings and imprisonment – makes a rare appearance in American media.
A 15-year-old boy travels more than a thousand miles, alone, to seek out his hero.