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Seven Things I’ve Learned
“...a storyteller who filters his interviews and impressions through a distinctive literary imagination, an eccentric intelligence, and a sympathetic heart.”- The New York Times
Ira Glass is the creator, producer and host of “This American Life,” the iconic weekly public radio program with millions of listeners around the world. Under Glass’s direction, “This American Life” has won the highest honors for broadcasting and journalistic excellence, including five Peabody awards. Using audio clips, music and video, Ira Glass delivers a unique talk; sharing lessons from his life and career in storytelling: What inspires him to create? What drives his passion? How have failures and successes informed his decisions? During his presentation, Ira Glass mixes stories live onstage and helps his audience better follow the creative process of one of our foremost storytellers.