This American Life http://apr.org en APR Presents: January 18th http://apr.org/post/apr-presents-january-18th <p><strong>Dopplegangers</strong></p><p>Calamari is on one side of the plate, sliced hog rectums are on the other. Which is which? We got a tip about a pork plant selling pig's intestines as fake calamari, and decided to investigate ... with a taste test. In another story, military vets and victims of urban violence share parallel trauma.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 WBEZ 22885 at http://apr.org APR Presents: January 18th APR Presents: August 24th http://apr.org/post/apr-presents-august-24th <p><strong>Our Friend David</strong></p><p>Favorite stories by our (<em>This American Life</em>) longtime contributor and friend David Rakoff. Note that the podcast and streaming versions contain unbeeped words that could not play on radio. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 15:28:35 +0000 WBEZ 16521 at http://apr.org APR Presents: August 24th APR Presents: August 17th http://apr.org/post/apr-presents-august-17th <p><strong>The Convert </strong></p><p>In 2006, a new convert showed up at a mosque in Orange County, California, eager to study the Koran and make new friends. But when he started acting odd and saying strange things, those friends got suspicious. To them, he was Farouk al-Aziz. But his real name was Craig Monteilh, and he was working undercover for the FBI. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:26:48 +0000 WBEZ 16285 at http://apr.org APR Presents: August 17th APR Presents: August 10 http://apr.org/post/apr-presents-august-10 <p><strong>Special Ed</strong></p><p>Stories about people who were told that they&#39;re different. Some of them were comfortable with it. Some didn&#39;t understand it. And some understood, but didn&#39;t like it. . Fri, 10 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 WBEZ 15961 at http://apr.org APR Presents: August 10 APR Presents: August 3 http://apr.org/post/apr-presents-august-3 <p><strong>Show Me the Way</strong></p><p>Stories about people in trouble, who look for help in mystifying places. A 15-year-old boy travels more than 1,000 miles, alone, to seek out his hero, whom he&#39;s never met. And from Wiretap, Jonathan Goldstein and David Rakoff tell the story of a man with a terrible medical problem, hoping for a cure from a famous doctor &mdash; who only communicates in rhyme. Sat, 04 Aug 2012 02:00:00 +0000 WBEZ 15371 at http://apr.org APR Presents: August 3 RETRACTED! http://apr.org/post/retracted <p>Usually, when a news outlet makes a mistake there is a little snippet buried in the corner of a back page of the paper, at the end of the newscast or just before a break.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>But <em>This American Life</em> is devoting an entire show to pointing out the errors in one of its most popular pieces.&nbsp; &quot;Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory&quot; which aired in January of 2012.</p><p>Why is TAL doing this?&nbsp; Because public radio adheres to a higher standard.&nbsp; A standard that we insist upon ourselves and our listeners demand.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:38:00 +0000 Jackie Howell 14526 at http://apr.org RETRACTED!