Serving up a Bisquick recipe, a serial lover, some kites, and a tour of a pie shop.
Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents three kind-of-magical tales and one true love story, featuring works by James Thurbur, Alice Hoffman and Rita Dove.
Robert Sean Leonard hosts three stories about revolution, and Edie Falco makes her SHORTS debut.
Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents a program of stories about finding love in unexpected places.
We look at the meaning of the stuff in our lives.
We have three stories to offer on this program that center around the theme of parental expectations, two by outstanding American short story writers, and one by a leading figure in the new generation of Israeli writers.
Robert Sean Leonard and Nina Arianda talk about their roles in “Born Yesterday.” The play had its Broadway premiere on February 4, 1946, and became an instant hit—it remains the seventh longest running play in Broadway history. It was adapted for the screen in 1950, and Judy Holliday won an Academy Award for repeating her stage triumph. Now, it’s back on Broadway, playing at the Cort Theatre.
David Sedaris learns French, and three other tales involving elaborate explanations that only make things worse.
In this week's episode of Selected Shorts, we have three stories to offer that center around the theme of parental expectations—two by outstanding American short story writers, and one by a leading figure in the new generation of Israeli writers.
The funny, or funny/sad, side of life is offered up in tales by three masters of the form.
Two stories written by American women about really wild guys are the focus of this program.
A charming quartet of funny, whimsical and poignant family stories.