Ira Glass, 'This American Life'
Ira Glass, who has hosted the radio version of "This American Life" since 1995, will serve as the primary narrator on the cable television version of the program. (Douglas A. Barnes/Showtime) Douglas A. Barnes/Showtime

Show's predictability means special segments are few and far between

By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / March 18, 2007

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A few years ago, when we ran separate errands on weekend afternoons, my husband and I used to dial each other's cellphones with orders to turn on the radio: "I'm listening to the most annoying story on 'This American Life.' " It was a fun game for a while, before it got too easy. (Full article: 713 words)

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