September 26, 2016
Aya Cash and Kether Donohue of FXX’s You’re the Worst are part of the CBB First-Timers Club! Aya, Kether, Scott, and this week’s co-host Bone Queef chat about their real names sounding fake, why Bing should replace Google as the go to search engine, and the new season of You’re the Worst. Later, a new guest by the name of Daniel arrives to talk about a previous time they’ve met Scott and their interest in getting into VR.
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April 22, 2016
Recorded LIVE from the LA Times Festival of Books 2016, Nate welcomes Reading Aloud all-stars Brian Huskey, Tim Simons, Aya Cash, and Rob Corddry as they read pieces by Elliott Kalan, Chuck Klosterman, Katie Brinkworth, and Ken Kesey respectively. Plus, Nate sits down to have a dream chat with Pulitzer Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold. Start next month’s book for the Book Club, Kent Haruf’s “Our Souls at Night,” now and send a voicemail about what you thought by calling (702) 751-READ!
July 24, 2015
In a Reading Aloud Book Club first, Nate is joined by Reading Aloud all-stars Aya Cash and Crispin Whittell to discuss Helen McDonald’s “H is for Hawk” LIVE from Skylight Books in Los Angeles. Pick up “The Invaders” by Karolina Waclawiak to get a head start for the next book club episode and send in your thoughts on the book at email@example.com.
February 6, 2015
Nate starts the show by talking about hugging strangers at the Superbowl and sharing some new book news regarding Harper Lee. Nate also plays us a recording of the great Rick Holmes reading Blake Stuck’s “I’m Going to Replace My Hands With Hammers, So Help Me God” live from the UCB-theatre in Los Angeles. Then, Nate is joined by Jake Fogelnest, a professional comedian, writer, director, and podcaster to talk about why making it big in showbiz recently has kept his podcast The Fogelnest Files on hiatus but it will return soon, why you need to be listening to The Best Show, how he convinced his parents at 14 that he should write, direct, and star in a public access TV show from his bedroom, which bands are important, and to recommend some great music books such as “Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk.” Finally, a beautiful letter written by Helen Keller to the New York Symphony Orchestra is read by the fantastic Aya Cash. Grab Jonathan Franzen’s “The Corrections” and send in your thoughts on the book at firstname.lastname@example.org for the next book club episode!