Guest host Stephen Colbert celebrates a classic by gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
We reprise a popular show from last season.Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents readings of three stories whose characters hope for love.
Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents three slightly magical tales and one true love story.
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four Christmas-themed works to bring you comfort, joy, and a little sass.
Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about difficult choices.
Guest host Neil Gaiman presents two ironic stories about wish fulfillment in this rebroadcast of a popular show from last season.
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four works in which writers muse on the act of writing.
We celebrate the American master John Updike with two stories hosted by Jane Kaczmarek.
A real whopper, a weird dream, and tweeting Jane Austen, in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.
SELECTED SHORTS’ late host and creator Isaiah Sheffer died last November, and we’re marking the occasion with a repeat of this special program celebrating his work. It’s hosted by writer Colum McCann.
A long marriage and the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of the nuclear age in stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.
The stories on this program, hosted by Wyatt Cenac, feature two exceptional children and a nervous parent.
Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents eerie and funny tales and poems for Halloween.
Social revolution and personal revelation, in three stories presented by Robert Sean Leonard.
On October 10th it was announced that the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature would go to 82-year-old Canadian writer Alice Munro.
Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents a program of stories about finding love in unexpected places.
Drastic solutions, last chances, and it’s too late, in three stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.
Guest host David Sedaris presents a program of stories by the legendary wit, Dorothy Parker