March 24, 2015
EP. 14 — Ryan Knighton, Joey McIntyre, Megan Amram
Nate brings out some heavy hitters this week. Get ready to hear brilliant writer/comedian Megan Amram read an excerpt from her book “Science…For Her!” recorded live from UCB-LA. Then, author/teacher/essayist Ryan Knighton joins Nate to talk about getting in touch with the folks at This American Life and Ira Glass, the biggest issues when working on “C’mon Papa: Dispatches from a Dad in the Dark,” and his approach to writing when he started to go blind. Finally, the fantastic Joey McIntyre closes the show by reading an excerpt from “All Souls: A Family Story from Southie” by Michael Patrick MacDonald in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t forget to send in your thoughts on Richard Price’s “The Whites” at firstname.lastname@example.org for the next book club episode!
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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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