Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
During our Monday show on the Marx Brothers, we pondered if there are current heirs to their comedic legacy. Woody? Colbert? Who’s your candidate? Purdue Univ.’s Lance Duerfahrd blogs for On Point.
Monday, October 4, 2010 | 11:00 AM
We talk “Duck Soup” and the Marx Brothers with humorist Roy Blount Jr. And we look back at movie legend Tony Curtis.
Thursday, July 8, 2010 | 11:00 AM
We get inside Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” with high-humored “Daily Show” correspondent Samantha Bee.
Friday, May 21, 2010 | 11:00 AM
We talk with comedian Sarah Silverman about the mind and mouth of Sarah Silverman.
Monday, April 12, 2010 | 11:00 AM
Coming up on the centennial of Mark Twain’s death, we look at his late work, last years, and the woman in the middle of it all.
Thursday, November 12, 2009 | 11:00 AM
Before Jon Stewart there was The Onion. We’ll talk with writers for the satirical news site about their brand of fake-news humor.
Thursday, August 6, 2009 | 11:00 AM
We talk to actress and comedian Charlyne Yi about her new film, “Paper Heart,” and the quest to understand true love.
Monday, May 5, 2008 | 11:00 AM
Sunshine State humorist and novelist Carl Hiaasen knows a lot about Florida and human nature. What he didn’t know was just how ugly his own nature could get when he put it back on the golf course. Decades after Hiaasen laid down his golf clubs as a young father, he picked them up again at […]
Friday, April 11, 2008 | 11:00 AM
Man walks into a restaurant and asks: “How do you prepare your chickens?” And the cook responds: “Nothing special really. We just tell them they’re gonna die.” Bada boom. The human condition in a two-line joke about chickens. Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein see philosophy today all over the world of humor. A world where […]
Monday, January 7, 2008 | 10:00 AM
Only four days after the first votes, in Iowa, of Election ’08, and one day before the New Hampshire primaries, Americans are in the thick of one of the most amazing political seasons in years. But one thing’s been missing: the late-night laughs. Leno and Letterman sneaked back on last week. Tonight, Jon Stewart and […]