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Eddie Izzard will make you laugh in four languages

Back in 1997 Eddie Izzard took the stage in France and did an entire set of stand-up in French. It wasn't funny, he admits, but it was the start of a career goal to do stand-up in as many languages as possible. Eddie comes on the World in Words podcast this week to talk about language learning and translating humor.

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Jack Handey

Longtime SNL staff writer Jack Handey, of 'Deep Thoughts' fame, talks about his new book of essays, "What I'd Say to the Martians and Other Veiled Threats."