Wits

Wits is a conversation, comedy, songs and surprises, hosted by John Moe. Recorded live at the Fitzgerald Theater, Wits brings together world-class comedians, actors and musicians for a night they – and the audience – will never forget.

Recent Episodes

Episode 27: Colin Hanks, with Jason Isbell

Actor Colin Hanks becomes Doug Bagelson, a man offering his services as a professional friend. Also, Jason Isbell plays songs from his latest album, Southeastern, and performs one of the most stunning covers of Pancho and Lefty ever.

Episode 26: Rob Delaney, with Neko Case and Kelly Hogan

Pop Song Correspondences features a customer befuddled by the process of buying a Little Red Corvette from a used car salesman named Prince. Plus, comedian Rob Delaney as a customer service representative, and Neko Case and Kelly Hogan.

Episode 26: Rob Delaney with Neko Case and Kelly Hogan

Pop Song Correspondences features a customer befuddled by the process of buying a Little Red Corvette from a used car salesman named Prince. Plus, comedian Rob Delaney as a customer service representative, and Neko Case and Kelly Hogan.

Episode 7: Julia Sweeney and Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright sings, Julia Sweeney tells stories. Listen up, and you will laugh. Hard. You will cry -- unless your heart is a blackened lump of coal, in which case you will at minimum have strong emotional stirrings. Snoopy might die. Or not.

Episode 14: New Fall Season, Paul F. Tompkins and Aimee Mann

This week: Comedian and actor Paul F. Tompkins (also host of the Pod F. Tompkast) with the Oscar and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, as well as an EMU ATTACK, and a visit from President James K. Polk the time-traveling repairman.

Episode 17: Bobcat Goldthwait, Steven Page and Dave Pirner

Bobcat Goldthwait, Esquire Magazine's Director of the Year for his movie God Bless America, makes his pitch to become public radio's morning shock jock, and we hear from an exasperated contractor working on Robert Plant's stairway to heaven.