June 26, 2015
Sarah and Susan talk about Franco Luambo and Cesária Évora as they share Foreign Songs in Languages they don’t understand that make them weep. Then, author of OG Dad and Permanent Midnight and writer for IFC’s Maron, Jerry Stahl joins them to discuss I Love Lucy, the “Time Enough at Last” episode of The Twilight Zone, “The Autumn Leaves” by Nat King Cole, and much more.
June 18, 2015
Jerry Stahl writes for a living. He has written many books including his memoir Permanent Midnight. Jerry has also worked extensively in television, writing episodes of ALF, thirtysomething, and Maron. He joins Nate for a chat about his new book OG Dad, which is about becoming a new father, why he decided writing was going to be his path, his excellent description of the internet, being on Oprah before she had a book club, and the story behind him going to Marlon Brando’s island, Tetiaroa. Don’t forget to grab Stephen King’s “11/22/63” and send in your thoughts on the book at firstname.lastname@example.org. Get a head start on the next book which is “H is For Hawk” by Helen Macdonald and join us for a LIVE Book Club episode with special guests Paul Scheer, Julieanne Smolinkski, Aya Cash, and Jerry Stahl on July 21st at 7:30 at Skylight Books!