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!
Pop Song Correspondences is a regular segment on Wits (http://witsradio.org), written by host John Moe (@johnmoe) with John Munson (@munsongs), and the Witnesses -- featuring Janey Winterbauer (@winnerbowzer) - offering a musical accompaniment. Full audio, photos and more videos from this show: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/radio/programs/wits/2012/bamford-carlile.shtml Subscribe to the Wits podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/wits-apm/id568160601
Comedian David Cross and singer Har Mar Superstar (@harmarsuperstar) face off in the classic showdown - the slam poet versus the R&B singer. But who is who? They both rhyme, they both sing, they both have something to say about rotisserie chicken and Alan Alda. Featuring The Witnesses - John Munson (@munsongs) on bass, Steve Roehm (@roehmeo) on vibraphone, Joe Savage (@josephrsavage) on pedal steel, and Richard Medek (@richardmedek) on drums. Hear the full episode and see more photos here: http://www.witsradio.org/episodes/cross-har-mar-superstar/ Subscribe to the podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wits/id568160601
Actor Jason Ritter (@jasonritter) and rapper/singer Dessa Darling (@dessadarling) compete to break up with each other in the most spectacular way possible. Taped live on Wits (@wits). Hear the full episode here: www.witsradio.org/episodes/ritter-dessa/ Subscribe to the podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wits/id568160601
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