Guest host Stephen Colbert mixes it up with anarchists and oddballs.
Stephen Colbert begins a five-show stint as our guest host with a ride on the wild side with gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Not so much sex and the city, but three stories about longing for love presented by guest host Cynthia Nixon.
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.
Crosswords are a hundred years young as a new generation of constructors adds LOL and more.
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four Christmas-themed works to bring you comfort, joy, and a little sass.
David Sedaris ushers in stories about tough choices, and describes a serious (not) wardrobe crisis.
Best-selling fantasy writer Neil Gaiman presents two provocative stories about wish fulfillment, and chats with SHORTS' literary commentator, and novelist, Hannah Tinti.
A writers' model, Alex Karpovsky reads some extremely creative writing by Etgar Keret, Joan Didion tells us how she did it, TC Boyle dates Jane Austen.
We celebrate American master John Updike with readings by Jane Kaczmarek (guest host) and Oscar-winning actress Sally Field
Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents tangled tales by T.C. Boyle, Thomas Meehan, and Jane Austen--in twenty tweets. Really.
A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.
Wyatt Cenac hosts stories by Toure, George Saunders, and Shirley Jackson
Celebrate Halloween with guest host Wyatt Cenac. Listen to an hilarious Frankenstein parody by Robertson Davies, and hear Cenac read Edgar Allan Poe's revenge tale, "The Cask of Amontillado."
Robert Sean Leonard hosts three stories about revolution, and Edie Falco makes her SHORTS debut.
The writer and director Alex Karpovsky, who portrays Ray on the HBO series "Girls," is making his first appearance at the festival and he's a little nervous about it.
“Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone…” in this case, a celebration of the great American humorist James Thurber by guest host comedian Wyatt Cenac.
Guest host David Sedaris presents a program of stories by the legendary wit, Dorothy Parker
Guest host Cynthia Nixon introduces two tales of avarice and pretension among the well-heeled and well-born.