Ira Glass is a master storyteller, as anyone who has ever listened to This American LifeÂ can attest. Below, in a series ofÂ occasionallyÂ hilarious videos and articles, Ira reveals his secrets of effective storytelling: from how to tellÂ when a story isn’t working, toÂ turning the creative process into a polished, finished product.
Ira’s fantastic speech at GelÂ (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)