The host of This American Life talked to New York Magazine:

NY MAG: Times, Post, or Daily News?

Ira Glass: Times. Please. I'm a cliché. Did I mention I work in public broadcasting?

Asked to describe what he does all day he says, "I try to make things fascinatinger." Last week's episode was a success: Act one is a story about how a bad experience at The Apple Store ended in a SWAT team invading a man's apartment, and Act two is a gripping look at illegal acts inside the NYPD. I never - and I mean never - listen to radio of any kind, but everyone I know and respect thinks he's a genius. And NPR sure has been on a ratings roll. For the most part, anyway.

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