Everyone’s a comedian

August 01, 2018

laughingemoji_large_web.jpg

The crying laughing emoji.

The crying laughing emoji.

Credit:

Studio 360

Ken Jennings got famous for his record-breaking run on “Jeopardy!” But he stayed famous for his keen wit, and he joins Kurt Andersen to talk about his new book on the history and future of comedy, “Planet Funny.” Mira T. Lee explains how a Picasso painting, “Girl in a Mirror,” found its way into her debut novel. And the versatile eight-person vocal ensemble, Roomful of Teeth, performs their hauntingly beautiful music in our studio.

Comment comment

Stories in this episode

Comments