Radio show story structures Apr 09 2014
Bradley Campbell drew the story structures of various public radio shows down on cocktail napkins. Here's the structure of This American Life:
"Napkin #1'' is Bradley's drawing for This American Life, a structure Ira Glass has talked about ad infinitum: This happened. Then this happened. Then this happened. (Those are the dashes.) And then a moment of reflection, thoughts on what the events mean (the exclamation point).