comedy

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Deranged Millionaire, John Hodgman

We welcome deranged millionaire, John Hodgman, back to The Roundtable and speak with him about his final book of complete world knowledge, That is All.

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The Roundtable
11:00 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Penny Marshall

In her new memoir, My Mother Was Nuts, gives us an intimate backstage pass to her personal life, her breakout role on The Odd Couple, her exploits with Cindy Williams and John Belushi, and her travels across Europe with Art Garfunkel on the back of a motorcycle - and much more!

The Roundtable
9:50 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Lizz Winstead's “Planned Parenthood, I Am Here For You!” Tour in Saratoga Springs

Co-creator of The Daily Show, Lizz Winstead will be the featured speaker at Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson’s Annual Celebration tonight.

Her stop in Saratoga Springs is part of her nationwide, stand-up tour “Planned Parenthood, I Am Here For You!” She began this tour to fight back against an increasing number of attacks against Planned Parenthood, which she, like many other women, has relied upon for health care during her life.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Wed October 17, 2012

We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy

In her new book, We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy, Yael Kohen pieces together the revolution that happened to (and by) women in American comedy, gathering the country’s most prominent comediennes and the writers, producers, nightclub owners, and colleagues who revolved around them.

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The Roundtable
9:45 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Chris Elliott

Chris Elliott is an Emmy award-winning writer, actor, and comedian. He was a cast member on Saturday Night Live, appeared as a recurring character called "the guy under the seats" on Late Night with David Letterman, and starred in the TV series Get a Life and Everybody Loves Raymond. He is the co-writer and star of the cult classic movie Cabin Boy, and appeared in There's Something About Mary, Groundhog Day, and Scary Movie 2, among many other films.

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WAMC Programs - The Book Show
3:06 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

The Book Show #1263 - Randy Cohen

The New York Times Magazine's original "Ethicist" Randy Cohen helps readers locate their own internal ethical compasses as he delivers answers to life's most challenging dilemmas.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Mon August 20, 2012

D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley, one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today, and star of a fourth HBO one-hour special entitled Unapologetic. We speak with him about his new book, I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up: How the Audacity of Dopes Is Ruining America.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Dave Hill - Tasteful Nudes

Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, and musician. He has written for The New York Times, Salon, The Huffington Post, NY Daily News, Guitar World and is a regular contributor to public radio’s This American Life. He has appeared on Comedy Central, BBC America, MTV, and Adult Swim and is a regular host on HBO and Cinemax.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Ophira Eisenberg

Anya Garrett - anyagarrett.com

Ophira Eisenberg will perform in Club B10 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA this Saturday, August 18, at 8pm. Ophira is a stand-up comic, actress, storyteller, and the host of NPR's Ask Me Another.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri August 10, 2012

David Rakoff, A Wonderful Lens

David Rakoff at WBUR in 2010
Andrew Phelps/WBUR

David Rakoff, author humorous essay collections Fraud, Don’t Get Too Comfortable, and Half Empty - and frequent contributor to Public Radio International’s This American Life has died.

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