Megan Amram made her way into the comedy world on a little website known as “twitter” with quips like these: “I wish Jesus had started Shit My Dad Says.” Does it get any better than that? Yes, it does. Besides twitter, her writing credits include the 83rd Oscars and Disney’s A.N.T. Farm. Do yourself a big favor and follow Megan @meganamram.
December 25, 2015
Merry Christmas Reading Aloud listeners! Nate shares some very special holiday pieces recorded LIVE from the UCB theatre in Los Angeles by special guests Megan Amram, Seth Morris as Bob Ducca, Natalie Palamides, Emily Maya Mills, and Steve Agee. Relax this holiday season and pick up “Fates and Furies” by Lauren Groff and send in your thoughts on the book at email@example.com.
July 9, 2015
On a super special Crybabies, Sarah and Susan welcome their children Mercy Richter and Austin Gillespie to talk about Space Oddity by David Bowie, animals dying in movies, and more. Then, the wonderfully hilarious writer, performer, and epic cryer Megan Amram stops by to discuss her love of Stephen Sondheim, read poems by Sharon Olds, and share a short sincere clip from Parks and Recreation.
March 24, 2015
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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December 19, 2014
Laimewads! It’s our Last Laugh #5 and we’re pulling out all the stops – the beautiful, hilarious and genius author of “Science For Her”, MEGAN AMRAM is back to warm our hearts with tales of Drag Queen makeovers, driving offensive film makers to studios, the thrill of an epic romantic Disneyland Thanksgiving dinner with her Mom, and why a mozz-stick dipped in chocolate sauce and mustard will always hold a special place in her heart. Enjoy!
September 5, 2013
Jake compiles his favorite moments from the first year of the show on this week’s Best Of edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Fantastic moments like Megan Amram’s Rosie O’Donnell story, Jen Kirkman’s breakdown of Royce & Marilyn, Cheech & Chong explaining the origin of “Dave’s Not Here”, an appearance from a certain squirrel and many, many more are highlighted. Head on over to youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles to watch all the clips from this week’s episode.