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Reinventing Radio: An Evening with
Ira Glass

Massey Hall Presents

The award-winning creator of the public radio show This American Life talks about his program and how it's put together: what makes a compelling story, where they find the amazing stories for their show, how he and his staff are trying to push broadcast journalism to do things it doesn't usually do. As part of this, Glass mixes stories from the show, live onstage, combining his narration with pre-taped quotes and music, recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches. And he plays funny and memorable moments from the show, and talks about what was behind their creation.

Related link:
This American Life podcast

Ira Glass, host of This American Life: Big Interview
(Toronto Star, Oct. 19, 2012)

Reinventing Radio: An Evening with
Ira Glass

  • Sat Oct 27, 2012 8pm
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