A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! Author & performer Barry Yourgrau chats with Michael about, neurosis, hoarding and moving beyond them. Comedy trouble-maker Andy Kindlergot last week's message and calls back. Then, your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!
Writer and performer Barry Yourgrau is the author of much-admired books of surreal brief stories, including Wearing Dad’s Head, Haunted Traveller, AMan Jumps Out of An Airplane, and The Sadness of Sex, in whose film version he starred. His latest work Mess delves into hoarding, neuroses, and progress. Michael calls Barry up to find out more about the clutter, ephemera and his work.
The self-named comedic troublemaker Andy Kindler makes up for missing Michael's call last week and chats about his projects, Bob's Burgers and more! Kindler examines his comic stylings being problematic and the explanations being funnier than the jokes. After riffing in Yiddish and many Shakespeare references, Michael and Andy share being old.and their similar sense of humor and more.