Sun, 28 November 2010
Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons reads from his new memoir Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons, John Brandon's novel Citrus County, Jordan Ranks America and Alex Blagg teaches us how to jack our web strat.
Tue, 23 November 2010
Two emerging rock bands this week. Matt Berninger from The National talks about coming into his own as a front man, and Dr. Dog explain their fondness for a trusty lo-fi 4-track recorder.
Sun, 14 November 2010
Jesse talks with producer, writer and director Judd Apatow, one of comedy's most important voices. Plus, sketches from Simon Rich that appear in Judd's new compilation of humor writing call I Found This Funny.
Fri, 5 November 2010
Interviews with Amy Sedaris and Judah Friedlander, with a reading from John Hodgman and a special set of songs from Tim Harrington and Seth Jabour of Brooklyn band Les Savy Fav. Recorded live at WNYC's Greene Space on October 22, 2010.
Sun, 31 October 2010
We're pushing to the edge this week. Chris Morris finds a way to humanize mass-murderers in Four Lions, his new comedy about a homegrown terror cell. Lee Unkrich, director of Toy Story 3, talks about why it was important to address death, and why that's OK for kids to see. Plus, a news update from the Kasper Hauser comedy group.