Radio Hour: Humorist Ellis Weiner




(Photo credit: Chris Callis, 1976)

 

Ellis Weiner, former writer and editor at National Lampoon, columnist at Spy magazine, and currently a contributor at The New Yorker, joins Laurie Winer and Seth Greenland on this week’s show. They discuss Weiner’s prolific career as a humor writer and the history of humor writing in America.

Featuring Laurie Winer and Seth Greenland. Produced by Jerry Gorin.

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LARB Radio Hour airs every Wednesday at 8 p.m. on KPFK 90.7 Los Angeles.

 

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