This week on Whad'Ya Know? it's poet and author Nicholson Baker! He'll chat about his latest book, Traveling Sprinkler. Also competitive eater Eric "Silo" Dahl joins Michael on stage and will take the Whad'Ya Know? Donut speed challenge! Plus: your weekly fix of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!
Author and New Yorker contributor, Nicholson Baker chats with Michael traveling sprinklers in reality and metaphorically and how it figures into his latest book titled, The Traveling Sprinkler: a Novel.Baker extolls the virtues of Debussy's "Sunken Cathedral," smoking cigars, and muddying the color of the metaphorical water.