Blog Updates


November 11, 2016

Bunker Down

The following paragraphs are excerpted from the secret diary of Andrew Walsh. This entry was dated November 2nd, 2020. It was presented at the Public Radio Program Directors Conference in New San Diego on February 33rd, 2055. Mr. Walsh was not in attendance. Wow. Here we are again. I can’t believe tomorrow is already election […]


August 9, 2016

Speakeasy Special: Food Fight with Jim Gaffigan, ‘The Sporkful,’ and ‘Nerdette’

Surprise! It’s an all-new edition of our off-the-cuff Speakeasy podcast! This time, you’ll hear a special treat from “The Sporkful”‘s live event at Taste of Chicago: Brendan and Rico square off against Tricia Bobeda and Greta Johnsen, hosts of the “Nerdette” podcast, in a version of the newlywed game. Find out how well the guys […]


May 17, 2016

Speakeasy Special: Ellie Kemper, Cameron Esposito, Michael McKean, Emmy the Great

It’s an all new “Speakeasy” — our occasional, off-the-cuff, slightly profane, online-only podcast where we share some of the great stuff we had to leave on the cutting room floor. This time around you’ll hear Ellie Kemper of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” attempt to raise the bar for improv (or is it the roof?)… Plus, comedian […]


March 9, 2016

Jessica’s Bali To-Do (and Don’t) List

On Episode 78, you may have heard Dan talk about the very helpful and thorough note he received from listener Jessica about what to see, do, and avoid on his honeymoon in Bali. She was kind enough to let us reprint it for you.