24 Hours at the Golden Apple
One day in a Chicago diner called The Golden Apple, starting at 5am and going until 5am the next morning. We hear from the waitress who's worked the graveyard shift for over two decades, the regular customers who come every day, the couples working out their problems, various assorted drunks and, of course, cops.
US public radio show from 2000.
Weaving interviews, stories, and music, This American Life takes us on an intense weekly journey into the lives of ordinary and extraordinary people and situations.
One of the great speech radio successes of recent years from Ira Glass and his team at Chicago Public Media.