The Brian Lehrer Show Published by The Brian Lehrer Show Politics can be a laughing matter Listen 1 h 40 min Queue Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/26399/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend 4 segments hide show Before There was Stephen Colbert, There Was George Carlin 31 min The Weight of the World on Her Shoulder 18 min The Queen of Media 34 min Film Studies: New York Movies 16 min George Carlin talks about finding humor in politics and Nora Ephron confesses her addiction to online shopping. Also: how New York is portrayed on the silver screen, and the physical perils of heavy handbags. Take part in the Huffington Post/WNYC polling project.