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Tagged with “the moth” (5)

  1. The Moth Podcast: Andrew Solomon, Notes on an Exorcism

    While studying treatments for depression in rural Africa, Solomon has an overly intimate encounter with a ram. Andrew Solomon is the author of “The Irony Tower: Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost” and “A Stone Boat”. His most recent book, “The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression” was awarded the 2001 National Book Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; it has been published in 24 languages and received 14 additional national awards. He is working on a book entitled, “A Dozen Kinds of Love: Raising Challenging Children”.

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  2. Brian Finkelstein: Jewish Blood, Irish Heart

    An American man goes in search of Thanksgiving in Ireland. Brian Finkelstein is a comedic writer / performer whose one-person show, First Day Off In A Long Time, was selected for the HBO/US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and later developed as a Pilot for FOX. Most recently he was an Emmy nominated writer for The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

    From: http://themoth.prx.org/?p=774

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  3. Colin Quinn: Toast

    When asked to perform at Robert De Niro’s birthday party, Colin finds himself in over his head. Colin Quinn is a standup comic and actor. He was the Weekend Update anchor on Saturday Night Live from 1998 to 2000, and later hosted Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn.

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