This Christian Life (Link Updated)

Next to The White Horse Inn, one of my favorite radio programs is This American Life starring Ira Glass. I stumbled across this show several years ago, and for a while I did not understand why I was so attracted to it. Glass does not have a classic “radio voice” (it has been described as “adenoidal”). The production is good but not extraordinary. Indeed, some of the stories are completely mundane. For example, they once broadcast a show recorded over 24 consecutive hours in a local diner. They edited those American lives to broadcast length, added a narrative, and voila! A national radio show was born. Read more»

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