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Monday, July 27 2009

Fool’s Gold by Gillian Tett

This book examines, at a high level, what happens when a well intentioned financial innovation spins out of control and is used for nefarious ends.


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.


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.


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