August 16, 2014 - Madison, WI - Monona Terrace

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08.16.2014

A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI - Author/writer Paul Rudnick returns to the show! And of course your weekly fix of All the News That Isn'tThanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!

 

All the News That Isn't - August 16, 2014

Michaels ripped up and reassembled headlines of hilarity.

This week's highlights cover banana genes, penguin, Russian hackers, Justin Beiber, Ferguson, Sea World, mini-bots, and more!

Paul Rudnick

Paul Rudnick is a playwright, novelist, screenwriter and essayist. His plays have been produced both on and off Broadway and around the world, and they include I Hate Hamlet, Jeffrey, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, Valhalla, Regrets Only, The New Century and Cabin Pressure, and two of his short plays are included in Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays. He's received an Obie, the John Gassner Playwrighting Award and two Outer Critics Circle Awards. His novels are Social Disease, I'll Take It and Gorgeous. His articles and essays have appeared in Esquire, Vogue, Vanity Fair and The New York Times, and he's a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, where his pieces have been included in the anthologies Fierce Pajamas and Disquiet, Please.

This week Rudnick returns to catch up with Michael and chat about Hobby Lobby and more!

Town of the Week - Anderson, CA

Gold rush miners, old railway tracks and a station are the origin point for this little town in California. Sara covers history and features of note and then Michael connects with Janelle, who runs the nearby Bridge House B&B, to get the inside scoop!