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Comedy in New Media

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Nov 14, 2012 11:44 AM
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Audie Cornish explores what it takes to be a successful comedian online. The three-part series Comedy In New Media explores this world through conversations with comedians and producers. The series airs on All Things Considered, on witf-fm.

Part 1 - Water Latham - Monday, November 19
Audie Cornish talks with Walter Latham, producer of the "Kings of Comedy tour" that led to the Spike Lee documentary The Original Kings of Comedy in 2000. Google recently paid Latham a hefty sum to launch a comedy channel on YouTube.

Part 2 - Julie Klausner - Tuesday, November 20
Audie Cornish talks with comedian Julie Klausner. She's host of "How Was Your Week," a podcast named one of the best by Rolling Stone and GQ magazines and nominated for a 2012 Comedy Award for Best Comedy Podcast.

Part 3 - Rob Delaney - Wednesday, November 21
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with comedian Rob Delaney. Active in social media, Delaney is the first comedian to win the "Funniest person on Twitter" award at the Comedy Central awards.

Listen to this entertaining series on All Things Considered on witf, 89-5 and 93-3, your home for NPR News and All Things Regional.

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