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Episode 23 Tony Tulathimutte "Saint Pantaleon"
Our story today addresses, or should I say undresses - why snacking on your underwear might not be all that’s promised on the box. In this hilarious story written by Tony Tulathimutte, the narrator, played by actor Maulik Pancholy, is taking on the edible underpants industry. Later host Aparna Nancherla talks to the author about where he got his inspiration from.
Episode 22: Stephen King “Batman and Robin Have an Altercation”
Back by popular demand, actor Stephen Lang reads, “Batman and Robin Have an Altercation”, a -shall we say- intense story about family, love, and dying by Stephen King (yes, THAT Stephen King). Host Aparna Nancherla talks to Stu Tinker, a Stephen King superfan from King’s hometown of Bangor, Maine (get ready for that accent!). For nearly 20 years he’s been giving tours to spots that have inspired so many of author’s stories.
Episode 21 Aasif Mandvi “Born Again”
From actor, writer, comedian and the former Senior Middle East Correspondent on The Daily Show , a sweet, funny story about nerdom and outsider culture taken from his memoir, No Land's Man . Published in 2014, No Land's Man chronicles Aasif’s life as an Indo-Muslim-British-American and gives a first-hand look at the American immigration experience. After the story, Aasif calls in to talk to Aparna about his book and the current state of affairs.
Episode 20 Julia Slavin "Covered"
From Julia Slavin's collection, The Woman Who Cut Off Her Leg at the Maidstone Club, a dark and funny story about not being able to leave your childhood behind. As you'll hear, reader Alec Baldwin finds the humor, absurdity and, ultimately, the humanity through his reading. Later in this episode, host Aparna Nancherla chats with Julia Slavin about the origins of "Covered."
Episode 19 David Sedaris "Road Trips"
Actor Sam Underwood ( The Following ) reads a Sedaris story you're never going to hear on Public Radio. Also, guest host Lorin Stein (Editor of The Paris Review ) talks to Sedaris about his work, and what stories he would love to hear on Too Hot For Radio.