Ira Glass on "The Colbert Report"
Watch video of "This American Life" host Ira Glass going head-to-head with Stephen Colbert.
Ira Glass and "The Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert spoke about the upcoming "This American Life" - Live! Digital Cinema Event, as well as some of the things that Ira encounters when people meet him in person and the world of public radio. Watch the interview:
"This American Life" – Live! will be sent live via satellite to more than 400 select movie theaters and performing arts centers nationwide on April 23rd at 8:00 p.m. EDT / 7:00 p.m. CDT / 6:00 p.m. MDT (time-delayed at 8:00 p.m. PDT and Arizona / 7:00 p.m. Hawaii).
Tickets for this special in-theater event are available at presenting theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of presenting theater locations and prices please visit www.thisamericanlife.org (theaters and participants may be subject to change). Tickets to attend the live event at NYU Skirball Center sold out in just two days.
Due to popular demand for tickets to the live show, an encore presentation of the live event has been scheduled for May 7th. So if your theatre was sold out, or if you can't make it on the 23rd, click here for encore tickets.
The evening’s lineup will include popular This American Life contributors Dan Savage, Starlee Kine, Mike Birbiglia, David Rakoff and Dave Hill, plus a cartoon by Chris Ware, additional visuals by Arthur Jones, and a special musical performance by Joss Whedon, creator of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Together they will perform a two-hour, live stage version of the radio show, centered on the theme “Return to the Scene of the Crime.”
Produced by Chicago Public Radio, "This American Life" is PRI's multiple award-winning, critically acclaimed program that describes and documents contemporary American life. More "This American Life."