Wyatt Cenac

Wyatt Cenac appears in the following:

Wyatt Cenac, Live In Brooklyn; Russell Simmons On Def Jam At 30; Little May Plays Live

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hear Wyatt Cenac perform standup and discuss his new comedy album at BAM. Russell Simmons looks back on 30 years at Def Jam Records. Little May plays in the Soundcheck studio.


Wyatt Cenac Dates Married Women

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Born to a family of museum thieves and educated in philosophy at an online Canadian university, the comedian and former Daily Show correspondent is not who you think he is.

Selected Shorts: Chance Encounters

Friday, October 10, 2014

Guest host Jane Curtin presents three stories about chance meetings at night.


Complicated Couples

Friday, September 05, 2014

A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.


Wyatt Cenac At RadioLoveFest

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

The New York-based comedian, actor and writer best known for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart delivers a hilarious stand-up set at Soundcheck's RadioLoveFest show at BAM, recorded live on June 7.

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Pulp Fiction, 20 Years Later; Wyatt Cenac At RadioLoveFest; Amen Dunes Plays Live

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

In this episode: The summer of ’94 was full of big movie releases, from Forrest Gump to The Lion King. It also saw the release of the Quentin Tarantino indie classic Pulp Fiction – whose surf-and-soul soundtrack became almost as iconic as the film itself. Rolling Stone writer Kory Grow talks about some highlights from the album.

Then:Stand-up comedian, actor and writer Wyatt Cenac is best known for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he was a correspondent and writer for half of the last decade. His upcoming album, BROOKLYN, will be sale on vinyl only in fall 2014. Hear his stand-up set from Soundcheck's live show at BAM as part of RadioLoveFest.

And: The Brooklyn band Amen Dunes just released its third record, the sprawling and intricate Love. Watch frontman Damon McMahon and his band perform in the Soundcheck studio.

Selected Shorts: Romantic Calamities

Friday, April 18, 2014

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


Growing Up

Friday, March 21, 2014

This reading by Wyatt Cenac of Simon Rich’s coming-of-age story with a twist, “Unprotected,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Pushing the Limits,” hosted by John Lithgow.


Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Friday, March 21, 2014

Coming of age with Wyatt Cenac, running for your life with Alec Baldwin, and other funnies served up by guest host John Lithgow.


Selected Shorts: All Tangled Up

Friday, November 15, 2013

Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents tangled tales by T.C. Boyle, Thomas Meehan, and Jane Austen--in twenty tweets.  Really.

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Selected Shorts: Complicated Couples

Friday, November 08, 2013

A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.


Selected Shorts: Child's Play

Friday, November 01, 2013

Wyatt Cenac hosts stories by Toure, George Saunders, and Shirley Jackson

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Selected Shorts: Fateful Meetings A Halloween Special

Friday, October 25, 2013

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."

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Selected Shorts: It's Too Late

Friday, October 04, 2013

Drastic solutions, last chances, and it’s too late, in three stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.


Celebrating James Thurber With Wyatt Cenac

Friday, September 27, 2013

“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.


Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Guest host John Lithgow raises the curtain on five comic tales, classic and cutting-edge.


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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The Daily Show's John Hodgman and Wyatt Cenac

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Daily Show’s resident expert John Hodgman and Wyatt Cenac, Emmy Award-winning writer and correspondent on The Daily Show, talk about political humor, the election, and about what goes on behind the scenes of the show. And they'll talk about Comedy Central’s “Indecision in the Park,” which features stand-up performances by Daily Show correspondents, including Wyatt Cenac, Al Madrigal, John Oliver, contributor Kristen Schaal, and others, and is hosted by John Hodgman. “Indecision in the Park” takes place June 20, at 8:00 pm, at SummerStage in Central Park.

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The Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac on 'AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange'

Friday, January 20, 2012

Wyatt Cenac is best known as "The Daily Show" correspondent behind popular segments like "Black to the Future" and "Rapper or Republican." When he is not working for "The Daily Show," Cenac’s is acting and performing as a stand-up comedian. His current project, hosting the fourth season of "AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange," is a documentary series profiling men and women from across the African Diaspora — including California punk band Fishbone, a 26-year-old solar energy entrepreneur in Mali, and a minister’s daughter who plays calypso music.

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