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Listen to Donald Glover’s interview about Childish Gambino

Listen to Donald Glover’s interview about Childish Gambino

By | November 15, 2011 at 12:58 pm | No comments

You're no doubt fully aware that stand-up comedian, actor and Community star Donald Glover is also an accomplished musician. Today, he released his first proper album, titled Camp, under his hip-hop alias Childish Gambino. He sat down with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep on...

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Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

By | November 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | No comments

Earlier this week, Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond appeared on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross to promote his new heart-wrenching memoir God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem. You can...

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Listen to Tina Fey narrate NPR’s “The Hidden World of Girls”

Listen to Tina Fey narrate NPR’s “The Hidden World of Girls”

By | November 8, 2011 at 2:33 pm | No comments

I’m on board with 99 percent of the things Tina Fey does-- even films like Baby Mama. I love her work that much. Her newest project, though, deviates in a pretty big way from the silly comedy world of 30 Rock and Mean Girls. The writer and actress narrated two specials for...

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Listen to Donald Glover’s new Childish Gambino album, “Camp” in its entirety

Listen to Donald Glover’s new Childish Gambino album, “Camp” in its entirety

By | November 7, 2011 at 12:05 pm | One comment

You've heard the buzz. You've seen the video. Now listen to Donald Glover's newest album, as he once-again dispatches a collection of hip-hop tunes under his musical alias Childish Gambino. The album is called Camp and its available for purhase on Nov. 15. But the fine folks at...

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Listen to Louis C.K.’s full NPR interview

Listen to Louis C.K.’s full NPR interview

By | July 8, 2011 at 2:35 pm | No comments

This morning Louis C.K. hung out on NPR’s show Fresh Air to chat about the political climate in Sudan. No, you geese. He talked about comedy and stuff. And you probably missed it because you were too budy “working” or “feeding your child” or “sleeping off your...

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Marc Maron says there's a 'punk rock' element to his podcast "WTF" hitting public radio

By | May 18, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments

Last night, public radio's comedy nerd king Jesse Thorn, host and producer of popular shows The Sound of Young America and Jordan, Jesse, Go!, announced that podcast WTF with Marc Maron will get the public radio treatment. We've taken the hundreds of episodes of the WTF podcast...

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Steve Harvey: I want to make $250 million a year

By | February 2, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments

There's no denying that ever since he made his mostly-mainstream splash in 2000's stand-up concert film The Original Kings of Comedy, Steve Harvey has become an entertainment industry giant. He's written books -- he's a New York Times Bestseller -- had an incredibly successful...

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Wounded veteran heals himself through stand-up comedy

By | December 28, 2009 at 11:23 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_5138" align="alignright" width="150" caption="photo by Katie Hayes for NPR"][/caption] Staff Sgt. Bobby Henline’s life changed forever in 2007 when a roadside bomb in Iraq struck his vehicle. He spent months recovering in a hospital in San Antonio...

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