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MaindotC
November 5th, 2009, 06:13 PM
Does anyone listen to This American Life from WBEZ in Chicago? I am an avid listener and I usually download their podcasts from audible.com. However, now Audible doesn't seem to offer them anymore. I can't find them anywhere on their site unless I searched cached pages and of course those don't like to anything on their current site.

Also, does anyone know of any main discussion boards for TAL? Thanks!

******UPDATE******

Received the following from customer service:



Dear Jon,

Thank you for contacting Audible.

As per your email, you wish to know if Audible still offers This American Life. I do apologize for any inconvenience and I am more than willing to assist you. Unfortunately Audible does not offer the program This American Life. The program is offered for free at http://www.thisamericanlife.org/.

Here at Audible, we truly value and appreciate your business; if you need further assistance, please respond to this email or if you wish, please provide me with a contact number and the best available time to reach you.

For additional questions, how to contact us and hours of operation, please visit us at: www.audible.com/contactus

Sincerely,
Maryellen L.
Audible Customer Support

pcybill
November 5th, 2009, 06:22 PM
Disregard, I was looking in the same place you were.

aysiu
November 5th, 2009, 06:23 PM
So using the podcast feed doesn't work?
http://feeds.thisamericanlife.org/talpodcast

mobilediesel
November 5th, 2009, 06:24 PM
Does anyone listen to This American Life from WBEZ in Chicago? I am an avid listener and I usually download their podcasts from audible.com. However, now Audible doesn't seem to offer them anymore. I can't find them anywhere on their site unless I searched cached pages and of course those don't like to anything on their current site.

Also, does anyone know of any main discussion boards for TAL? Thanks!

Here's the link to the podcast xml: http://feeds.thisamericanlife.org/talpodcast?format=xml

The closest thing to a discussion board is on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thislife

MaindotC
November 5th, 2009, 06:26 PM
So using the podcast feed doesn't work?
http://feeds.thisamericanlife.org/talpodcast

That's not for the library of podcasts. I can get the current ones as you suggested, but I missed out on everything before Nancy Updike did her coverage of private contractors in Iraq. I just finished listening to all of 2008 so I wanted to go download previous years for listening on my BB and they're not there anymore :(

mobilediesel
November 5th, 2009, 06:37 PM
That's not for the library of podcasts. I can get the current ones as you suggested, but I missed out on everything before Nancy Updike did her coverage of private contractors in Iraq. I just finished listening to all of 2008 so I wanted to go download previous years for listening on my BB and they're not there anymore :(

Ah, It wasn't clear you were looking for the archive. Try this: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/Radio_Archive.aspx

MaindotC
November 5th, 2009, 06:41 PM
Yeah, you either have to listen to them on your machine via streaming or buy them from the iTunes store. I was looking for Audible seeing as how I'm paying them. I emailed Audible's customer support but I was just wondering if anyone else noticed this issue w/ Audible.

MaindotC
November 6th, 2009, 12:14 AM
Well now I can get them as they come out, but I just wasted a year's subscription to Audible. I wish I knew in advance this would happen. I guess now I have to download them on iTunes and plug 'em into my bb...