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Katharina ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 12:37:38 MDT Print View

When sewing all weekend, I try and get into a rhythm of sorts that helps me keep going for hours by listening to music and podcast.
This American Life has been my favorite radio show for years.
The 500th show aired this week and it was a conversation/ collection of the producer's favorite shows and moments.
If you are not familiar with the show, this particular one will give you an idea of what it is all about and how incredibly well it is done.

Daniel Pittman
(pitsy) - M

Locale: Central Texas
Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 14:09:22 MDT Print View

Every time you post something, I see your name and think 'Cat pee'.

It is a good show to listen to during project time though.

Katharina ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Re: Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 14:17:42 MDT Print View

I know..you are in good company there.
I asked the administrators to change my name, from Katharina to Kat and later received an email that they went ahead and changed it to Kat_P, as it needed to be longer. It was not my choice but I have not done anything to correct that. I don't like it, not do I like having to switch my keyboard twice just for the _.

Thanks for the heads up though.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife
Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 14:20:25 MDT Print View

I know..you are in good company there.


urine good company there


had to.

jerry adams
(retiredjerry) - MLife

Locale: Oregon and Washington
Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 14:34:45 MDT Print View

I listened to that

it was interesting to hear what they considered favorites

like the irony of driving the "Trail of Tears" listening to "Born in the USA"

I'm listening to it right now in fact

Katharina ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Re: Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 14:42:26 MDT Print View

"Every time you post something, I see your name and think 'Cat pee'.

It is a good show to listen to during project time though."

Daniel, hopefully for other posters there are additional associations with my name :)

Ian B.
(IDBLOOM) - MLife

Locale: PNW
Re: Re: Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 15:11:56 MDT Print View

Never heard of it but listening to Episode 1 now

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife
Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 17:32:59 MDT Print View

magic happened Kat.

Katharina ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Re: Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/20/2013 18:02:44 MDT Print View

Katharina , Ken, Katharina. I have graduated to a whole name.
Given your background you probably know how to pronounce that too....

Christopher Chupka
(FatTexan) - M

Locale: NTX
Apple on 07/20/2013 18:25:23 MDT Print View

I was kind of
Put off by the issue with the show about Apple, but they did an honest sincere job explaining/apologizing for what happened, more than any other media source would do.

This American Life has a way of making the most simple things in life so new and fresh and revealing.

Tim Zen
(asdzxc57) - F

Locale: MI
Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/25/2013 17:48:33 MDT Print View

500 finally came up in my podcast rotation. There have been so many funny shows, but the producers seem to like the serious shows which are a bit of a downer. I will finish it up tomorrow, hopefully it will lighten up a bit. But thank you for posting.

Ian B.
(IDBLOOM) - MLife

Locale: PNW
Re: Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/25/2013 18:06:12 MDT Print View

The story about the juvenile detainees was a bummer but it's nice to put a human face on the topic.

Tom Kirchner
(ouzel) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest/Sierra
Re: Re: Re: 500th episode of This American Life on 07/25/2013 20:29:37 MDT Print View

"Daniel, hopefully for other posters there are additional associations with my name :)"

Consider it an informal Rorschach Test. ;0)