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Without Fail

Ira Glass: The Man Who Launched a Thousand Podcasts

54:45 | Dec 10th, 2018

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In November 1995, Ira Glass quietly launched the first episode of This American Life. The rest, as they say, is history. Today his show is a colossal success and Ira Glass is a household name. But in the intervening two decades, Ira has left an indel...Show More


This was a terrific episode between Alex Blumberg (the host) and his mentor. Incredible conversation between the two on their working and mentor relationship.

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So much to love in this episode. Just hearing Iran's stories made me excited to produce more audio.


Right?!? You can tell that there's so much love for their work. Have you seen Ira Glass' mix notes? Alex Blumberg posted them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/abexlumberg/status/1074680900217131008