Guest Picks: Jim Gaffigan

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his book, Dad Is Fat, and the ups and downs of being the father of 5 young kids. He also told us which Ben Folds song every dad should listen to. Find out what it is!

What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc...) that moved or surprised you?

         I saw Dead Accounts on Broadway. I liked it, and enjoyed seeing the New York audience not like the play


What are you listening to right now?

         Ben Folds' "Still Fighting It." If you are a dad, listen to this song.


What’s the last great book you read?

         Anything by Malcolm Gladwell


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

         Irish folk music


What’s your favorite comfort food?

         All food is comfort food to me.