The American Life Under Glass

by Ira Glass SOURCE Current TV

"This American Life" travels the country in search of compelling stories told by everyday people in their own words with help from Ira Glass.

Host Ira Glass names a few of his favorite "This American Life" episodes airing this season. Don't miss a look at what happens to babies named John Smith all over the United States. Ira Glass also thinks viewers should make sure to tune-in to learn what one 14-year-old has to say about rejecting love in order to lead a better life, and then discover why one man's so dedicated to depicting Jesus's journey through paintings.

Inspired by the award-winning Chicago Public Radio show of the same name, "This American Life" travels the country in search of compelling stories told by everyday people in their own words - with a little help from host and series creator Ira Glass. Each episode features a quirky cast of characters, from a cloned Brahman bull to a Chicago hot dog vendor, brought together by the unique theme that connects their unforgettable tales.

Watch "This American Life" on Mondays at 10/9c on Current TV.