This American Life

Ira Glass

This American Life True stories of regular people and the extraordinary circumstances we can find ourselves in.

Composer ID: 
5182abfce1c84ed1e15a805a|5182a983e1c84ed1e15a7fdf

Podcasts

  • Sunday, July 27, 2014 8:00pm
    There is a special comfort that comes from knowing someone's got your back. You can do things that just weren't possible before. You take huge risks, including some that aren't necessarily advisable. This week: stories where one person's powerlessness is transformed when they discover they have backup. And we see what happens when that backup goes away.
    Note: This episode contains un-bleeped curse words. BLEEPED VERSION