This American Life

This American Life


Every episode of the hit public radio show "This American Life," on your Android phone or tablet. Listen to the new episode every week, and stream the entire catalogue of 500+ episodes dating back to 1995. Plus get access to exclusive app extras, download 5 episodes for offline listening, and more.

Recent changes:
Updates in 2.2
* Changes to user interface
* Download 5 episodes for offline listening
* Manual refresh of episode list
* Audio player bug fixes
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$0.99
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2.9
User ratings
3265
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
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File size
10775 kb
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About This American Life
Every episode of the hit public radio show "This American Life," on your Android phone or tablet. Listen to the new episode every week, and stream the entire catalogue of 500+ episodes dating back to 1995. Plus get access to exclusive app extras, download 5 episodes for offline listening, and more.

Recent changes:
Updates in 2.2
* Changes to user interface
* Download 5 episodes for offline listening
* Manual refresh of episode list
* Audio player bug fixes

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User reviews of This American Life
I had this application on my old iPhone 3G and it was my favorite app. Worked flawlessly. On my Samsung Epic, the app crashes immediately upon playing any audio. Back when it was functioning, (older version) all episodes would restart after 15 minutes, there was no way to skip forward or backwards in an episode, it would just start over from the beginning when you tried to seek throughout the track.
Dec 6, 2010
Occassional crashes or stops playing
Nov 11, 2010
Landscape mode, please.
Nov 2, 2010
I feel just a little better knowing This American Life is always close to me. Thank you Ira - Chicago rules! SGSV
Oct 20, 2010
Love the show - but the app works terribly. I get cut off in the middle all the time - and if my reception dies for a minute, the program doesn't respond at all. Also - no way to pause a show in the middle and come back a few hours later at the same spot
Oct 19, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
5 days ago
Great show/Not the app! I am a fan of the show but the app has a few bugs that needs attention.
A Google User
5 days ago
Saving, favoriteing, and sharing should ask be possible on the story level not episode Streaming was unreliable for me. It's a pain to find the spot where it left off when it lost the connection. Works better to download the episode then play it in a player with better transport functions. App data is too big even when moved to SD card.
A Google User
5 days ago
Updated app, somehow worse than before Before the update, my problems stemmed from the unreliability of the app, but never in the user interface. I am amazed to see this kind of update when it is undeniably less user friendly. Why were the episode numbers taken away from the main listing of the shows? (Why would less information be displayed on this initial screen when the space it saves is negligible??) Why do I have to tap twice now to star/favorite an episode? What is the point of being able to make episodes my favorites if I can't filter the list to just show my favorites? And how am I now to tell which episodes I've listened to and which I haven't?? This is by far the largest loss in this update. Again, this was information that used to be immediately visible (and changeable) on the listing of the shows, and now it's nowhere to be found! WHY was this ever thought to be an improvement? I am so disappointed with this new setup.
A Google User
6 days ago
Help! I was so excited to see that I'd be able to download 5 shows, but I was still only able to fully download 1. Now, I have 3 episodes that are partially downloaded, which I can neither finish downloading nor remove! Love the programming, hate the app :(
A Google User
6 days ago
Bugs I just want to be able to stop and start an episode. Why does it freeze up so badly?