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Year of the Rooster - 1-28-2017

  • ELIZABETH BISHOP, poem, "The Rooster," from Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters.

    Mardi Gras - 2/6/2016

  • J.P. DONLEAVY, "Upon Saucy Assemblages," from The Unexpurgated Code: A Complete Manual of Survival & Manners.

    Diary - 8/2/2015

  • LEWIS CARROLL and ALICE LIDDELL, excerpts from their diaries relating to Alice in Wonderland.

    Bargain - 4/4/2015

  • From the motion picture "Life of Brian," the haggling scene (assisted by Mr. Holznagel).

    Wall - 11/22/2014

  • LEWIS CARROLL, excerpt Chapter 6 ("Humpty Dumpty") Through the Looking Glass.
  • LEWIS CARROLL, unpublished CARROLL works to be included in Chris' forthcoming book.

    Blood - 10/31/2014

  • Played YouTube video of TONY HANCOCK, "The Blood Donor," from the BBC, June 23, 1961.

    Future - 7/12/2014

  • S.J. PERELMAN, "Captain Future, Block That Kick!" from The Best of S J Perelman.

    Burns Night - 1/25/2014

  • WILLIAM TOPAZ McGONAGALL, poems.

    Bewitched - 10/31/2013

  • Audio excerpt from a podcast of Welcome to Night Vale.

    Secrets - 4/25/2013

  • SPENCER GREEN, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in My Spam Box.
  • SHAWN BOWERS, The Secret Behind Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man.

    For Those in Peril on the Sea - 4/13/2012

  • Folk song: "It Was Sad When That Great Ship Went Down."

    Here There By Dragons - 1/20/2012

  • S.J. PERELMAN, "The Flowery Kingdom" chapter from Westward Ha! -- Around the World in 80 Clichés.
  • Dry - 9/25/2011

  • Dry Martini Poems and Quotes about Martinis by: DOROTHY PARKER, GEORGE ADE, P.G. WODEHOUSE, GERALD FORD, JAMES THURBER, ALEC WAUGH, SOMERSET MAUGHAM, WILLIAM EMERSON, JR., PHILIP LARKIN, MILTON BERLE, HUMPHREY BOGART, H.L MENCKEN, HOMER SIMPSON, WINSTON CHURCHILL, OGDEN NASH, HEINZ SCHMITZ, ROGER ANGELL, ROBERT BENCHLEY.

    Wet - 7/16/2011

  • S.J. PERELMAN, "In Pixie Land I'll take my Stand," from The Rising Gorge.

    Gory/Gorey Valentine - 2/27/2011

  • Sang and accompanied himself on guitar TOM LEHRER, "Irish Folk Song" and "Masochism Tango," several Scottish folk tunes, and flamenco guitar.

    Villians - 9/11/2010

  • GEORGE ADE, "The Fable of the He-flirt" from The Girl Proposition.

    Heroes - 4/10/2010

  • CYRIL CONNOLLY, excerpt from "Bond Strikes Camp," from The Faber Book of Parodies.

    Vice Verse - 2/24/2009

  • MARLOWE, The Seven Deadly Sins from The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, Act II, Scene 1.

    Winter - 1/11/2009

  • PETER COOK, selection "Partridge in a Pear Tree" from Tragically I Was an Only Twin and
  • DOMINIQUE RITTER, "Alternative Winter Olympics".

    Hollywood/Bollywood - 11/14/2008

  • Played guitar while all sang along to "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" by NOËL COWARD and "Mad Dogs and Indians" a parody by PETER ROWETT
  • Rhymes with June - 6/30/08

  • CHRIS MORGAN, Twelve Words That End in "oon" - a Quiz

    Run for the Roses - 5/3/2008

  • LEWIS CARROLL, "The Queen's croquet party" from Chapter VIII of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (from an edition signed by Alice Liddell)
  • GEORGE ADE, excerpts from "The Fable of How Uncle Brewster Was Too Shifty for the Tempter" from More Fables.

    Burns Night - 1/27/2008

  • Selkirk Grace, To a Haggis, My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose, and several song parodies.

    Ghosts - 10/31/2007

  • JOHN COLLIER, "Are You Too Late, Or Was I Too Early."

    Love is Magical - 2/18/2007

  • Performed Chinese pantomime magic.

    Souls - 10/29/2006

  • JACK HANDEY, "My First Day in Hell" (published in the Oct. 30, 2006 New Yorker).

    Birthdays - 3/19/2005

  • LEWIS CARROLL, "The Unbirthday" from Chapter VI of Through the Looking-Glass and
  • ROBERT BENCHLEY, "The Chinese Situation" from From Bed to Worse.

    Masks - 10/30/2004

  • ROBERT BENCHLEY "Sex is Out" and "Uncle Edith's Ghost Story" from The Early Worm.

    Death - 11/1/2003

  • BILLY COLLINS, selections and
  • J. P. DONLEAVEY, "The Unexpurgated Code."