Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Ira Glass on the tube

There's a few things I can't live without each week. One is the hour-long podcast of "This American Life," which is usually available for download each Tuesday here.
Now host Ira Glass and his team have moved from Chicago to NYC to produce a TV version of their engrossing narratives. Glass has been making the news-show rounds.
Last week, he did an online chat for washingtonpost.com readers. This week, he's in the Arts section (login required) of the New York Times.
Unfortunately, the TV show "This American Life" debuts Thursday on Showtime. Who has Showtime?
Nevertheless, the stories in the first episode of the TV show also appeared on the radio show, so I won't be missing too much this first round. Happy listening.