This American Life App Reviews

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Where are the latest episodes?

I just bought the app, and Im disappointed that the app archive starts at January 2012. Where are all the rest of this years episodes? I live abroad, and was looking forward to listening to This American Life on the train during my commute. Very disappointed.

Great show

Interesting stories

Awesome app

Very nice app. Awesome podcast. Perfect for long road trips. Only problem: if you lose connexion story can be interrupted. But overall very good.


Great app, amazing show.


Fantastic to be able to have all TAL shows on demand when I travel.

love it!

The current version works like a charm!

Did not worked

The app did not worked in my phone, i have an iPhone 4s. Please do a new version.

Great app

It works Great. I can download and listen do any episodes I want. Even the very old ones. This Am is a great show!

No brainer

Smart, thoughtfull and -provoking. I can highly recommend this App. Get it now, minor Bugs get hopefully soon Patched.

Great stories: amazing, sad, inspiring

I love listening to This American Life. Sadly though, the last update introduced a bug. Previously, I could download one episode for offline listening. Now I can download five (which I did) but cant get rid of them to download the next five :-( Hopefully the next update will fix this.

Great show - bad App

I used to love the last This American Life App and never had a single problem with it. Now with the new one, I find it to be very faulty. When I save episodes at home, so that I can listen to them on the train or at work, they suddenly are not available anymore. The app also crashes a lot, a problem that I havent encountered before. I really have had so many problems with it. I hope that some of the bugs can be fixed soon. Sometimes the app also forgets where I was in the episode. It just doesnt do its job I must say. It is so upsetting that I am looking into other ways to listen to radio shows, because I cant count on this one. If I could go back to the old one I would do that. I am sorry for this bad review, but I love listening to the show and this app is making this very difficult.

Why no Sync?

Love The Show. Hate that it doesnt sync to the website!

Best show ever!

I totally love this show, i am listening to it since years. I laughed so hard, i cried so many times. This show takes you on a journey. It opens doors which usually are closed, it allows you to share peoples most intimite moments. Its raw, pure, surprising, honest and totally beautiful. It provides me with emotional input and allows me to get new perspectives on various topics. I hope they never stop producing this show.

Worst App Ever!

Drives me crazy, does not work.

Works well. Great Content!

The App allows to download 5 episodes at a time for offline playing. Once heard, they can be deleted and replaced with fresh ones. Staff picks is a useful feature. The iTunes podcast system would also be a way to accomplish this, but I understand is allows less individualization and branding.


Worth every cent!

The best possible app for...

... the best online radio station.

My favorite podcast!

Pretty app.

TAL 5 stars big time, the app up from 2 to 4

The app works again, thank goodness. The content of TAL as breathtakingly great as ever.



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