This American Lie is a fully improvised Public Radio show based on that other show with a very similar name, starring Jordan Pridgen, Ruthie Holmes, Janel Benisch, Micah Gordon, Brian Flynn, and Dan Heber.
We Need To Talk
It’s an in-studio edition of This American Lie!
Parents try to teach their daughter about sex, a cult breaks their 7-year vow of silence, a woman tries to decipher a text from her boyfriend, a Politician embroiled in an unusual sex scandal, and a new talk show host prepares for her first week.
I Ran Away And I’m Really Sorry
It’s a special live rooftop edition of This American Lie!
A little girl’s dog runs away from home, leaving her alone with her alcoholic mother, a high school track ambling ring, one man’s attempt to run from the woman he married, a retirement home whose residents keep running away, and a fortune teller communes with the devil.
It Did Not Work
It’s a special in-studio edition of This American Lie!
A man who’s never had a job. A pair of PhD students near a breakthrough on the self-driving car. A reporter gets caught in a coal mine with a group of singing brothers. Should America have a shorter work week? Plus, a man copes with being experimented on as a young boy.