Wits

Saturday, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on KUOW2
John Moe

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.

Podcasts

  • Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:10am
    Comedian Jim Gaffigan talks about the food he loves and the food he just doesn't really understand. Reggie Watts improvises a song about a beaver who is no good at building dams, and Thao Nguyen wows the audience with her Appalachian-infused rock and roll.
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:10am
    On this week's episode, comedian and movie director Bobcat Goldthwait talks Bigfoot, singer/songwriter Matt Nathanson explains his love for KISS, and the feud between Neil Young and Lynyrd Skynyrd takes an unexpected turn in Pop Song Correspondences.
  • Friday, September 12, 2014 12:20pm
    On 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, September 5, 2014 2:20am
    We asked listeners to tell us the segments they loved. Their favorites: Amazon Review Theater with Paul F. Tompkins and Keegan-Michael Key, Pop Song Correspondences, angels in our appliances, Linus losing it. Plus, Har Mar Superstar with a full horn section.
  • Friday, August 29, 2014 12:20pm
    This 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.