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

  • Friday, July 25, 2014 9:59am
    Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal sings, comedian Paul F. Tompkins reads one-star Amazon reviews (and also sings), and art-rapper Open Mike Eagle offers chilling insight on the Happy Birthday song. He sings as well.
  • Friday, July 18, 2014 11:59am
    On this week's show, podcast icon Marc Maron tells us about a very memorable encounter with Iggy Pop, singer/songwriters Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires make beautiful music together, and we come face to face with Murder Cat! Plus, in our Pop Song Correspondence, we stop the world to melt with Superman.
  • Friday, July 11, 2014 11:59am
    On this week's show, Tom Waits, Abraham Lincoln and Morrissey tell us about their snack foods for kids, Neko Case sings from her latest album and tells us about her love for heavy metal, and TV's Andy Richter is a prom king forever.
  • Friday, July 4, 2014 1:20pm
    On this week's show, comedian Maria Bamford is a pro wrestler who becomes a substitute English teacher. Plus, singer/songwriter Thao Nguyen rocks songs from her latest album.
  • Friday, June 27, 2014 9:59am
    Comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani tells us what happens when you Google a smell, singer/songwriter Valerie June explains how she's able to smile when she sings the blues, and the premiere installment of Wikihow Theater.