Category Archives: Authors

Thanks Again!

This is a BEST OF Broadcast, Originally aired 11/16/10

Anne discusses politics and pickles with show correspondent Daniel “Auntie Frenchy” Button (Mrs.), A long time listener calls in with a question about kissing, Glee, George Takei has something to say, A Scotsman walks into trouble, Naturists vs Nudists, The Event, Stupid Democrats, The Shortest Blues Song ever, How much Russell Brand got ripped off for Katy’s wedding ring and what to do with extra testicles. Plus: “Fall Themed” sweaters, Favorite cakes.

Songs included: Rubber Ducky

5778. Finally.

We look forward to the New Year with Anne’s conversation with H. Alan Scott: Television Writer, former Mormon, Gay Jewish Convert, and YouTube personality. Join us as we discover how you get from there to here and what happens along the way. Also: Oprah once said his name. Check out his website at www.halanscott.com!

An Unorthodox Interview

Liel Leibovitz speaks with Anne on everything from the delights of Provincetown and video games to politics, Zionism, language and vegan lasagna. Liel is an Israeli/American academic, philosopher and writer. He has published six scholarly works and innumerable articles. His work has appeared in The Nation, The Republic, Jewish Week, Wired Magazine and more. Liel has a PhD from Columbia and was a Professor of media, culture and communication at NYU. He is currently a senior writer and editor of Tablet Magazine and an anchor of the Unorthodox podcast on Slate’s Panoply Network. Liel is brilliant and hilarious. Enjoy!

The Worst Show Ever

Coming In Hot, The Apalling Catastrophe (Chokingly Bad) show called Murder for Two, Anne in her pants, Cargo Shorts, Winning the Lottery 32 times, BACK TO SCHOOL, Problems Getting Fed, The Big Boxing Match and Entertaining the Kids in the Roundabout at Rush Hour. Plus: Stay in School, PODCAST RECOMMENDATIONS: (History Chicks & In the Limelight), Vocal Fry, Not Really a Celebrity, Jackie Grier, Wind River, Crotch Jewelry (Fashion Strap) and The Flood. Also: Shout out to JB!

Musta Been The Wrong Time

The Secret Concert Thing That We Can’t Tell You, The WORST BAND EVER, Momma Weren’t Feelin’ Too Good, The Think System™ (without thinking), So Stoned, 36 Hours of Better™, A Super Side Effect, New 12 Step Program, Picture Time, Boston’s Holocaust Memorial, and Rallies. A difference of opinion, AntiFa, Nazis, Michael W. Twitty, Bridget Everett, Max Brooks, and Something Will Happen!

Forrest Tucker Eye

Talking Llamas, Super Hot, Cat Herpes, TONY AWARDS, A New Development, A New Perfume, Forest Tucker Eye, F-Troop, Wonky Eyes, Revived Actresses, GROUNDHOG DAY, Whoopi Goldberg, SHOES, Rest Stops on the Jersey Turnpike and DRIVERLESS MOWERS. Plus: Hobbies, Don’t talk about it on the radio, Bells Neck and Life Lessons Wrapped in Pretzels. Also: Guadalcanal and banging into the Mic Stand.

Fish Balls

Miriam Greenblatt sends slippers, Fish Balls, Cold Brewed Coffee, That WITCH LISA JONES, Stealing Agnes’ Snacks, You ARE who you WERE, Old Lady Dorm Life, Boarding School Pranks and BOOKS. Plus: Memorial Day and The Wedding of the Week™!

Mural’s Wedding

Michael’s Plantain skills, Cape Cod’s Mystery Paintings For Sale, Anti-Semitism, Anne’s Wedding Consultancy, Weddings, Wedding Dresses, [NEW BOOK ALERT] I Actually Wore This, Nightmare Wedding Stories, Dresses Number Two and Three, The Pictures are the most important thing, Redoing the whole thing, Quick change Wedding, Destination Weddings and more!

The Clowns 8 Doors Down

WHAT DAY IS IT, Which concert would you rather go to, Tie A Yellow Ribbon, MEMORIES (haha), Speed Scrabble with Len, Crap’n-Apple, The End of the Circus and Where to Meet The Guy of Your Dreams. Also: CraMango, The ACA and Politics. Plus: Send your postcards to Paul Ryan at home!

A Brave New Show

You’ve got questions? We’ve got Answers! Anne and Michael discuss Dystopian literature and film, NOT Halloween, Inappropriate Harping, Science Fiction and Michael eats popcorn. If that’s not exciting enough: David Crosby defines Kanye, Automobile Sex, It All Comes together Beautifully, Refugees and The Diet Doctor (Pete).