December 5, 2014

EP. 4 — Eli Attie and Nelson Franklin

Nate brings you the first all Non-fiction episode and has the hilarious Nelson Franklin start things off by reading a Chuck Klosterman piece entitled “The Pretenders.” Then, writer, producer, and former political operative Eli Attie joins Nate in the studio to chat about being the campaign speechwriter through Gore’s concession of the 2000 presidential election, growing up in a family of readers, and some of the political books that he enjoys. Finally, Nate finishes things by playing two pieces of political theatre that he loves – Mr. Rogers going in front of the US Senate to defend PBS and Robert F. Kennedy’s speech after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Get a head start on the next book which will be “The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.” by Adelle Waldman and send in your thoughts on the book at Also, come out to see a holiday-themed version of Reading Aloud! There will be carolers, sing a longs, and a live reading of the Sedaris masterpiece “Santaland Diaries”. Get tickets at

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July 22, 2016

EP. 64 — The Final Show

Nate Corddry’s Reading Aloud bids farewell to Earwolf. As a send off, Nate reads “Behold Your Newest Silver-Screen Sex Goddess, Jane Neighbor” by writer and playwright Rachel Axler (Veep), an excerpt from the novel Stoner by writer John Williams, and the first letter from “Letters to a Young Poet” written by poet Rainer Maria Rilke to Franz Xaver Kappus.

July 15, 2016

Book Club regulars meet new book club readers as Seth Morris, Alison Pill, Alison Becker, and Nelson Franklin join Nate this week to discuss “The Girls: A Novel” by Emma Cline. Who absolutely loved it? Who had unanswered questions? Tune in to find out!

July 1, 2016

Timothy Simons barges in not wasting any time and gets into a live reading of “I’m Comic Sans, Asshole.” by Mike Lacher. Then, Robyn Clark treats us to a reading of “I Saw Hamilton So Now I’m Going To Orphan My Son” by Katie Schorr. Later, Nate reads a chapter from the novel The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins. Finally, in honor of the 4th of July, Robert Baker walks through a patriotic reading of the Declaration of Independence. Make sure to pick up a copy of next month’s book for our book club, “The Girls: A Novel” by Emma Cline Once you’re done reading, call us at (702) 751-READ and let us know what you thought!

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