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, November 29, 2013 8:59amComedian Jim Gaffigan plays the moon from Goodnight Moon. Rap artist Busdriver tells of the first time he met LL Cool J. And we hear a Pop Song Correspondence from Simon and Garfunkel's put-upon friends Alan and Doug.
Friday, November 22, 2013 8:59amJohn 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.
Friday, November 15, 2013 8:59amOn this week's Wits, Comedy Bang! Bang!'s Scott Aukerman is Glenn Frey of The Eagles, comedian Eugene Mirman is an astronaut looking for space babes, and singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards plays music that rocks your soul and breaks your heart.
Friday, November 8, 2013 8:59amThis 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.
Monday, November 4, 2013 8:59pmOn this week's episode of Wits, comedian Paul F. Tompkins performs one-star reviews of classic literature from Amazon.com and competes against rock band Yo La Tengo in the Wits Game Show. Plus, a cruise ship where anything goes. Anything.