Parker Posey appears in the following:
Friday, August 08, 2014
Where "Bright Lights, Big City" started, and a father-daughter story by Maile Meloy.
Friday, July 04, 2014
John Lithgow walks the dog; Rick Moody tweets for love.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Gary Shteyngart's hamburger obsession, and flying carpets.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Advice for the lovelorn (not) from Patricia Marx, Simon Rich, Miranda July, and Aimee Bender.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Serving up a Bisquick recipe, a serial lover, some kites, and a tour of a pie shop.
Friday, September 20, 2013
Guest host David Sedaris presents a program of stories by the legendary wit, Dorothy Parker
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, July 07, 2013
Indie star Parker Posey guest hosts this program of classics kicked up a notch.
Sunday, May 05, 2013
Wit on wit: David Sedaris introduces stories by the legendary Dorothy Parker.
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.
Sunday, March 06, 2011
David Sedaris learns French, and three other tales involving elaborate explanations that only make things worse.