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.

We welcome Stuart Woods and speak with him about the re-issue of his first book, Blue Water, Green Skipper: A Memoir of Sailing Alone Across the Atlantic.

We welcome New England recreational fisherman, Matt Rigney, to the show and speak with him about his book, In Pursuit of Giants: One Man's Global Search for the Last of the Great Fish .

Omega’s third annual Memoir Festival brings together celebrated memoirists along with new and seasoned writers who have real stories to tell and the courage to turn them into art. It takes place at Omega in Rhinebeck on August 10th – 12th. Malachy and Alphie McCourt are two of the memoir superstars who will be teaching. 

We welcome Janet Groth to the show and speak with her about her book, The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker.

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit in Iraq. We speak with him about his book, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows.

Steve Guttenberg

Jun 21, 2012

Steve Guttenberg (Diner, Police Academy, and Three Men and a Baby) joins us to talk about his new memoire, The Guttenberg Bible.

The 2005 publication of Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles changed author and former sniper Anthony Swofford’s life. The Gulf War memoir became a best-seller and inspired a film adaptation starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

We welcome The Bloggess, Jenny Lawson, and talk about her book, Let's Pretend This Never Happened: (A Mostly True Memoir).

Chris Gethard

Feb 1, 2012

Sarah LaDuke speaks with Chris Gethard about his book, A Bad Idea I'm About To Do, The Chris Gethard Show, UCB, and being a loser.