Ira Glass is a master storyteller, as anyone who has ever listened to This American Life can attest. Below, in a series of occasionally hilarious videos and articles, Ira reveals his secrets of effective storytelling: from how to tell when a story isn’t working, to turning the creative process into a polished, finished product.
Ira’s fantastic speech at Gel (32:25)
Four-part interview series:
- Part One: The building blocks of a good story (5:24)
- Part Two: On finding great stories (4:02)
- Part Three: On good taste (5:20)
- Part Four: On two common pitfalls (2:46)