Let the guilt-free marathoning begin! Pandora is bringing the next chapter of binge-worthy entertainment with the launch of This American Life, the award-winning podcast hosted by Ira Glass from the creators of Serial.

Whether commuting to work, perfecting your downward dog, food prepping or online shopping, immerse yourself in engaging and informative narratives that bring the human experience to life. Each episode takes on a single theme with a variety of stories, divided into parts so you can skip forward, replay something you missed, or if you need to take a break, you can pick up where you left off.

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5 Fun Facts about This American Life:

  1. Phil Collins taught the art of writing the perfect break-up song during an episode about heartache.
  2. Summer Roberts referred to it on The O.C. as “That show by those hipster know-it-alls who talk about how fascinating ordinary people are.”
  3. Alt-rock group OK Go was their house band for live performances.
  4. Johnny Depp narrated “Escape,” an episode of the Emmy-Award winning This American Life TV Series.
  5. Host Ira Glass made cameo appearances as himself in Veronica Mars, 30 Rock, American Dad!, Bojack Horseman, Modern Family and The Simpsons.

Haven’t caught on to the This American Life phenomenon yet? Not a problem. We’ve lined up an assortment of episodes in the station to get you warmed up, and new episodes will go live on Mondays. Simply add the This American Life station, and let the exploration (and obsession) begin.


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