The comic genius of Fred Willard and song stylings of Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dan Wilson combine to bring you descriptions and jingles of products you wish were real. The ad gurus on Madmen have nothing on Wits!
Daily Show Correspondent Wyatt Cenac and rocker Ted Leo turn fake headlines into news stories and rock operas with Wits host John Moe. http://mpr.org/wits
In Hollywood, pitch season rides in on a wave of dreams cresting with horrible, horrible ideas. Why not, at least, have a little fun while listening to pitches? Wits host John Moe serves up the names of new, fake shows. It's Andy Richter's job to come up with the premise, while Reggie Watts writes the theme song. Look for these in the Fall! http://mpr.org/wits
It's no secret the American economy is, well, ailing, but it's just a little bit better -- scratch that -- it's a LOT better when the American economy is brought to life by comedian/actor/director Bobcat Goldthwait. Oh yeah, there's a visit from his old pal the European economy played by Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself). Win/win for such a loss/loss. Written for Wits by John Moe (@johnmoe). http://mpr.org/wits
Wits host John Moe pits Wits Home Team Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy and Neil Gaiman against the Away Team John Hodgman and The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle in the game "Whose Apocalypse Is It Anyway" on Nov. 18, 2011 at the Fitzgerald Theater.