Comedy

  • Tue
    Mar 26
    1:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
  • Thu
    Mar 28
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am

Miriam Katz on Speaking Freely with Dennis Raimondi

Miriam Katz is a New York based curator and writer. She has organized exhibitions and performances for MoMA PS1, The Kitchen, Art21, Columbia University, and Deloitte Consulting. Ms. Katz has written on the relationship between comedy and art and recently conducted a panel discussion at MoMA on Andy Kaufman's Influence on Contemporary Comedians.

Paula Poundstone

 

Hey! Just got off the phone with the hilarious Paula Poundstone, pounding my funnybone into pulp. Her show at Iowa City's Englert on Friday the 20th, 8pm will be an experiment in hilarity, Garredy. 

The interview airs Thursday @ 6:30 PM

And Friday @ 6:30 AM

Stan & Hunter FrebergA belated Valentine's Day treat from Mike Ragogna's 2.0.

Two minds in love, Stan and Hunter Freberg discuss their new comedy cd "Songs In the Key of Freberg", their relationship, and Stan's career, which has encompassed animation, tv, radio, comedy records, advertising and beyond. Stan is a member of the Radio Hall of Fame, Animation Hall of Fame, and has his own star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is perhaps best known for his comedy records: "Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America", "St. George and the Dragonet", "John and Marsha", and many more. Stan has also been credited as bringing comedy to advertising.

Stan also created the word "Grammy" for the Grammy awards.

Burns and Allen

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby

Old Time Radio comedy tonight on The KRUU Theater of the Air, featuring George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bob Hope, Doris Day, and Bing Crosby!

First up a great episode of Burns and Allen. If you pay attention you will hear Iowa's own Meredith Wilson, as part of the show.

 

Doris Day

 

The second half will be The Bob Hope Show,

featuring Doris Day with special guest Bing Crosby.

SUNDAY NIGHT @ 7 PM

Rebroadcast Thursday @ 10 PM

Fran Capo

 

Besides being a motivational speaker, adventurer, actress, comedian, mother, and Guinness Book of World Records holder for fastest talking female, Fran Capo is also the author of 10 books and working on her 11th.

Please join us on Writers Voices as we talk with Fran about three of her books, Adrenalin Adventures about fun and unusual things to do, Almost a Wise Guy, a novel about her father's escapades between the Mob and law enforcement, and Hopeville; City of Light, a children's book that emerged from an angelic encounter.

Fran Capo has been on over 250 television shows, including Entertainment Tonight, Larry King Live, Last Call with Carson Daly, Good Morning America, Nick at Night, Discovery Channel, and the Martha Stewart Show.

 

This week--like the last 3 wks--from 9:00 to 10:00 PM, I'll be playing songs that are Beatlesque. Click here to see the song playlist & to hear song samples.

Every Thursday from 10:00 to 10:30 PM, I play a set of comedy built on one or more themes. This week's theme is race & racism, featuring The Onion, National Lampoon, and The Simpsons--with a little Jerry Seinfeld, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, and Tom Lehrer.

From 10:30 to 11:00 PM, I'll play more Beatlesque songs. Enjoy!

This week--like last wk & the wk before, & for the next wk or more--from 9:00 to 10:00 PM, I'll be playing songs that are Beatlesque. But this wk, I'll be playing songs that are overtly, purposefully Beatlesque (i.e., they are intended to sound like actual Beatles songs). Click here to see the song playlist & to hear song samples.

Every Thursday from 10:00 to 10:30 PM, I play a set of comedy built on one or more themes. This week's theme is The Marx Bros.

From 10:30 to 11:00 PM, I'll play more overtly, purposefully Beatlesque songs. Enjoy!

 

This week, from 9:00 to 10:00 PM, I'll play my favorite Steely Dan songs.

Steely Dan

Every Thursday from 10:00 to 10:30 PM, I play a set of comedy built on one or more themes. This week's theme is Indian-Americans-- featuring National Lampoon and The Simpsons, with a little Monty Python & Steve Martin.

Comedy Playlist for "Ain't That Peculiar" 11/8/07 (10:00 to 10:30 PM)

From 10:30 to 11:00 PM, I'll play more of my favorite Steely Dan songs. Enjoy!

This week, from 9:00 to 10:00 PM, I'll play my favorite Liz Phair songs.

Every Thursday from 10:00 to 10:30 PM, I play a set of comedy built on one or more themes. This week's theme is cinema--featuring Monty Python and National Lampoon, with a little David Steinberg, Woody Allen, The Onion, and The Simpsons.

Comedy Playlist for "Ain't That Peculiar" 11/1/07 (10:00 to 10:30 PM)

From 10:30 to 11:00 PM, I'll play more of my favorite Liz Phair songs. Enjoy!

This week, from 9:00 to 10:00 PM, I'll play my favorite Clash songs (with emphasis on their album "London Calling").

Every Thursday from 10:00 to 10:30 PM, I play a set of comedy built on one or more themes. This week's theme is men vs. women--featuring National Lampoon, Ray Romano and Jerry Seinfeld, with a little KPUT, Tom Lehrer and The Onion.

Comedy Playlist for "Ain't That Peculiar" 10/25/07 (10:00 to 10:30 PM)

From 10:30 to 11:00 PM, I'll play more of my favorite Clash songs. Enjoy!