Thursday, February 18, 2016

Press for The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy

A large selection of television appearances, radio appearances, podcast appearances, magazine write-ups and newspaper reviews concerning my new book The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy.

Morning Edition - Outtake

Morning Edition - Interview 

The Dana Gould Hour

Los Angeles Review of Books

Longform Podcast

E Talk Daily

New York Review of Books

Montreal Times


Radio KSFR

Huffington Post interview

Boston Arts Fuse

Radio KTRS

The David Feldman Show

Toronto Star's The Gist

Opie and Jim

The Globe and Mail

The Marilu Henner Show

Radio WGN

Radio KPCC 

The Denver Post

The New York Times

WTF with Marc Maron (New episode!)

The Washington Post

Montreal Gazette

Jewish Daily Forward

National Post

The Buffalo Sun Times

Alamo Drafthouse's Birth Movies Death

USA Today


CBC Radio - air broadcast (28:00 mark)

CBC Radio - web exclusive


Wall Street Journal review by Merrill Markoe

Global Television


Macleans Magazine


The Examiner

South China Morning Post

The Best Show with Tom Scharpling  (62 min mark)

Keith and The Girl 

NPR - New York - The Leonard Lopate Show

NPR - Los Angeles - The Larry Mantle Show

NPR - Dallas - Think with Chris Boyd

NPR - Las Vegas - State of Nevada

NPR - San Francisco - California Report

NPR - KCRW - Los Angeles

Dallas Morning News

Los Angeles Magazine

Metro News


Dangerous Minds interview

Dangerous Minds chapter excerpt

LA Weekly



The Milwaukee Journal 

The Walrus Magazine

Vice Magazine 

Mark Evanier

Kirkus Reviews - review

Kirkus Reviews - interview

Bill Burr's Monday Morning Podcast

The Village Voice


Occasionally Awesome

Portland Mercury

Vegas Seven


Word Balloon

Last Things First

Booksteve's Library

Roundhouse Radio 

Radio WDVE (27:20 mark)

Deep Dish Radio podcast 

Podpit UK podcast

WTF with Marc Maron - 2014 (14:55 mark)

WTF with Marc Maron - 2012

Dagens Nyheter - Swedish Press

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Best of the Year Lists:


24 News

LA Weekly

National Post

Los Angeles Times

Huffington Post

Chicago Tribune

Bob Odenkirk