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Sunday, April 5 2009

Ira Glass

As funny as he was, Ira Glass seemed driven by a more serious mission.


Monday, February 16 2009

This American Life: Season Two

This program has the ability to find the unique center at the heart of stories you think you've heard a million times.


Thursday, October 2 2008

This American Life: Season 1

This radio stalwart makes a surprisingly smooth move to the television screen.


Thursday, January 17 2008

High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.


Wednesday, June 20 2007

This American Life

When This American Life made the jump to Showtime’s cable lineup this past winter after 12 years on the radio, Ira Glass brought his usual skepticism to the transition.


Thursday, March 29 2007

This American Life

Ira Glass' specialty is finding seemingly obscure or trivial occurrences, demonstrating and respecting their significance in the lives of those involved.


Thursday, December 4 2003

Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2003)

With a Grammy, dozens of connections to other media, the best-selling album on the Internet, legions of fans, and a 20-year music career, it's hard to think of TMBG as anything other than gigantic.


Friday, June 6 2003

Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2003)

Flansburgh and Linnell's chemistry gives the impression that almost anyone could capture them at their best.


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