Comedy

A little literature? Sure.

with Mike Leech

Once a week(ish) comedy writer Mike Leech sits down to read a great work of literature, so you don't have to.

Episodes

Alice Walker - Everyday Use
00:43:09
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:43:09
Alice Walker - Everyday Use

Jonathan Swift - A Modest Proposal
00:42:44
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:42:44
Jonathan Swift - A Modest Proposal

Kurt Vonnegut - Harrison Bergeron
00:35:30
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:35:30
Kurt Vonnegut - Harrison Bergeron

Patrick F. McManus - Poof--No Eyebrows!
00:39:26
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:39:26
Patrick F. McManus - Poof--No Eyebrows!

Joyce Carol Oates - Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
01:01:41
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 01:01:41
Joyce Carol Oates - Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

Kate Chopin - The Story of an Hour
00:26:15
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:26:15
Kate Chopin - The Story of an Hour

Isaac Asimov - The Last Question
00:48:02
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:48:02
Isaac Asimov - The Last Question

Roald Dahl - The Landlady
00:40:50
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:40:50
Roald Dahl - The Landlady

Grace Paley - A Conversation With My Father
00:34:25
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:34:25
Grace Paley - A Conversation With My Father

Ernest Hemingway - The End of Something
00:22:02
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:22:02
Ernest Hemingway - The End of Something

Dorothy West - Jack in the Pot
00:50:57
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:50:57
Dorothy West - Jack in the Pot

George Saunders - The End of FIRPO in the World
00:29:02
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:29:02
George Saunders - The End of FIRPO in the World

Not Sucky Poetry
00:28:08
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:28:08
Not Sucky Poetry

Hans Christian Andersen - The Red Shoes
00:35:59
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:35:59
Hans Christian Andersen - The Red Shoes

Mark Twain - Bible Teaching and Religious Practice
00:28:59
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:28:59
Mark Twain - Bible Teaching and Religious Practice

Jack Handey - Tattoo & How Things Even Out
00:25:29
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:25:29
Jack Handey - Tattoo & How Things Even Out

Alice Munro - Family Furnishings
01:28:12
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 01:28:12
Alice Munro - Family Furnishings

Justin Heckert - How the World's Heaviest Man Lost it All
00:49:48
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:49:48
Justin Heckert - How the World's Heaviest Man Lost it All

*BONUS EPISODE* Shinta Cho - The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts
00:20:10
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:20:10
*BONUS EPISODE* Shinta Cho - The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Olikoye
00:19:20
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:19:20
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Olikoye

Flannery O'Connor - Good Country People
01:05:36
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 01:05:36
Flannery O'Connor - Good Country People

James Joyce - Araby
00:22:49
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:22:49
James Joyce - Araby

EB White - The Second Tree from the Corner
00:20:10
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:20:10
EB White - The Second Tree from the Corner

John Cheever - Reunion
00:15:14
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:15:14
John Cheever - Reunion

Brenda Ueland - The Art of Listening
00:19:50
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:19:50
Brenda Ueland - The Art of Listening

Donald Barthelme - The School
00:14:31
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:14:31
Donald Barthelme - The School

Leo Tolstoy - The Three Questions
00:19:26
2017-09-29 22:32:06 UTC 00:19:26
Leo Tolstoy - The Three Questions

Alice Walker - Everyday Use
00:43:09
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:43:09
Alice Walker - Everyday Use

Jonathan Swift - A Modest Proposal
00:42:44
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:42:44
Jonathan Swift - A Modest Proposal

Kurt Vonnegut - Harrison Bergeron
00:35:30
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:35:30
Kurt Vonnegut - Harrison Bergeron

Patrick F. McManus - Poof--No Eyebrows!
00:39:26
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:39:26
Patrick F. McManus - Poof--No Eyebrows!

Joyce Carol Oates - Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
01:01:41
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 01:01:41
Joyce Carol Oates - Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

Kate Chopin - The Story of an Hour
00:26:15
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:26:15
Kate Chopin - The Story of an Hour

Isaac Asimov - The Last Question
00:48:02
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:48:02
Isaac Asimov - The Last Question

Roald Dahl - The Landlady
00:40:50
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:40:50
Roald Dahl - The Landlady

Grace Paley - A Conversation With My Father
00:34:25
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:34:25
Grace Paley - A Conversation With My Father

Ernest Hemingway - The End of Something
00:22:02
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:22:02
Ernest Hemingway - The End of Something

Dorothy West - Jack in the Pot
00:50:57
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:50:57
Dorothy West - Jack in the Pot

George Saunders - The End of FIRPO in the World
00:29:02
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:29:02
George Saunders - The End of FIRPO in the World

Not Sucky Poetry
00:28:08
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:28:08
Not Sucky Poetry

Hans Christian Andersen - The Red Shoes
00:35:59
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:35:59
Hans Christian Andersen - The Red Shoes

Mark Twain - Bible Teaching and Religious Practice
00:28:59
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:28:59
Mark Twain - Bible Teaching and Religious Practice

Jack Handey - Tattoo & How Things Even Out
00:25:29
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:25:29
Jack Handey - Tattoo & How Things Even Out

Alice Munro - Family Furnishings
01:28:12
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 01:28:12
Alice Munro - Family Furnishings

Justin Heckert - How the World's Heaviest Man Lost it All
00:49:48
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:49:48
Justin Heckert - How the World's Heaviest Man Lost it All

*BONUS EPISODE* Shinta Cho - The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts
00:20:10
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:20:10
*BONUS EPISODE* Shinta Cho - The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Olikoye
00:19:20
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:19:20
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Olikoye

Flannery O'Connor - Good Country People
01:05:36
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 01:05:36
Flannery O'Connor - Good Country People

James Joyce - Araby
00:22:49
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:22:49
James Joyce - Araby

EB White - The Second Tree from the Corner
00:20:10
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:20:10
EB White - The Second Tree from the Corner

John Cheever - Reunion
00:15:14
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:15:14
John Cheever - Reunion

Brenda Ueland - The Art of Listening
00:19:50
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:19:50
Brenda Ueland - The Art of Listening

Donald Barthelme - The School
00:14:31
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:14:31
Donald Barthelme - The School

Leo Tolstoy - The Three Questions
00:19:26
2017-10-07 14:46:48 UTC 00:19:26
Leo Tolstoy - The Three Questions