Parker Posey

Parker Posey appears in the following:

Selected Shorts: Dogs, Dates, and Dilemmas

Friday, July 04, 2014

John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.


Selected Shorts: Wish Fulfillment

Friday, April 25, 2014

Gary Shteyngart's hamburger obsession, and flying carpets.


Selected Shorts: Romantic Calamities

Friday, April 18, 2014

Advice for the lovelorn (not) from Patricia Marx, Simon Rich, Miranda July, and Aimee Bender.


Selected Shorts: Love, Cake, and Kites

Friday, April 11, 2014

Serving up a Bisquick recipe, a serial lover, some kites, and a tour of a pie shop.


Selected Shorts: Dorothy Parker's Wicked Pen

Friday, September 20, 2013

Guest host David Sedaris presents a program of stories by the legendary wit, Dorothy Parker

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Selected Shorts: Romantic Disasters

Friday, August 09, 2013

Comic writers Patricia Marx and Simon Rich offer advice for the lovelorn on this show; Wyatt Cenac reads Rich's re-working of the "Occupy" movement as a love triangle.

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Selected Shorts: Wishing and Wanting

Friday, July 26, 2013

Come dine at our place.  Gary Shteyngart tells Hannah Tinti why the McDonald's hamburger was an aerodynamic marvel in his youth.  "Girls" star Alex Karpovsky reads his "Sixty-Nine Cents", and Willem Dafoe makes his SHORTS debut performing an Etgar Keret story.  Parker Posey hosts.

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Selected Shorts: Do You Know Where You Are?

Friday, July 19, 2013

Guest host Parker Posey presents the story that launched Jay McInerney's "Bright Lights, Big City," and a father/daughter story by Maile Meloy.


Selected Shorts: Dogs and Dates

Friday, July 12, 2013

Parker Posey presents a touching dog story by Lydia Millet, and Rick Moody's tale of tweeters in search of love in 140 characters.


Selected Shorts: Music and a Minotaur

Sunday, July 07, 2013

Indie star Parker Posey guest hosts this program of classics kicked up a notch.


Selected Shorts: Dorothy Parker's Wicked Pen

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Wit on wit: David Sedaris introduces stories by the legendary Dorothy Parker.

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Selected Shorts: Couples and Mysteries from Haruki Murakami

Sunday, March 18, 2012

In the fall of 2011 we celebrated the long-awaited publication of the big novel IQ84 by the prodigious Japanese writer Haruki Murakami with a Symphony Space marathon SELECTED SHORTS program called “Murakami Madness.”  Earlier in this radio season we’ve heard portions from that epic evening, including the opening chapter of the novel, and several short stories which we selected to show the remarkable range and variety in subject matter, literary imagination, and diverse moods—from provocatively comical to truly frightening—that characterize Murakami’s work.

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Selected Shorts: Please Don't Explain

Sunday, March 06, 2011

David Sedaris learns French, and three other tales involving elaborate explanations that only make things worse.

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The Language of Love

Monday, June 18, 2007

Director Zoe Cassavetes and actress Parker Posey talk about their new film, "Broken English," about a disillusioned woman who changes her mind about love after meeting an intriguing French man.


Causes and Effects

Monday, June 18, 2007

Former Middle East peace negotiator Dennis Ross tells guest host Jonathan Capehart why he believes the Bush administration’s policy in the region is seriously flawed. Then, we hear the true story of how a divorced editor fell in love with an inmate serving a life sentence. And the producer of ...