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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Andy Borowitz of The Borowitz Report puts a humorous spin on some of the latest headlines. Then, Frank Stella tells us about the new exhibit of his work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Painting into Architecture.” Plus, novelist Arthur Phillips talks about his new Victorian ghost story. And word maven Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls on the use and misuse of the English language.

Guests:

Andy Borowitz, Patricia T. O'Conner, Arthur Phillips and Frank Stella

The Borowitz Report

Humorist Andy Borowitz, of The Borowitz Report, talks about finding comic inspiration in the latest headlines. And he previews his upcoming show at Caroline’s: "Next Week’s News."

Events: Andy Borowitz will be delivering "Next Week’s News"
with special guests, including Amy Sedaris and Mike Barbiglia

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Painting into Architecture

Frank Stella talks about how his work evolved from painting to sculpture to architecture.

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A Victorian Ghost Story

Arthur Phillips tells us about his new novel, the Victorian ghost story Angelica.

Angelica is available for purchase at amazon.com

Events: Arthur Philips will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, May 23 at 7 pm
Bookcourt
163 Court Street, at Amity Street
Brooklyn

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Woe Is I, Jr.

Word maven Patricia T. O’Conner tells us about her new book for kids: Woe Is I, Jr. And in honor of the upcoming Tony Awards, she explores the derivation of the word “Broadway.” Plus, she takes your calls at 212-433-9692.

Woe Is I, Jr. is available for purchase at ...

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