Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors, and musicians to the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater, where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Praised as "one of the rare public radio comedy shows that's actually funny," Wits mixes improvisation, sketch comedy, conversation and music.
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:20pmHear comedian and actor Paul F. Tompkins read one-star reviews from Amazon.com and comedian and actor Margaret Cho talk about how her experience All American Girl has shaped her career. Also, punk rockers Superchunk and Will Sheff of Okkervil River.
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:20pmOn this week's show, comedian and actor Kristen Schaal is a mom with a powerful fanny pack, and we finally find out the name of America's horse in the desert. Plus, music from the Portland-based band Typhoon.
Friday, April 4, 2014 9:59amThis week's show features comedian, actor, author, TV host and podcaster Aisha Tyler and Grammy Award-winner Loudon Wainwright III. Plus, an alien slumber party, Tom Waits meditation tapes and a Pop Song Correspondence from Radiohead's therapist.
Friday, March 28, 2014 12:20pmEpisode 48: Paul F. Tompkins, Eugene Mirman and Paget Brewster with Nellie McKay and Loudon Wainwright IIIThis week's episode comes to you from San Francisco's Sketchfest comedy festival. Hear comedian Paul F. Tompkins as Ice-T in an episode of Cop Squadron: Spoiler Alert Unit and actor Paget Brewster on Eleanor Roosevelt's exercise cassettes.
Friday, March 21, 2014 9:59amJohn Moe and comedian Margaret Cho play characters in an unconventional wedding ceremony, we learn some unusual things about penguins, and Josh Ritter performs and tells us why Macbeth is a good read for people going through divorce.