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NPR Laughter Therapy

Performance - Spoken Word
Nonfiction: Public Radio / Humor
Unabridged   2.25 hour(s)
Publication date: 04/16/2013

NPR Laughter Therapy

A Comedy Collection for the Chronically Serious

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Audio CD ISBN:9781622310388
Digital Download ISBN:9781622310395


Surprisingly light-hearted, refreshingly self-deprecating, NPR provides bountiful laughs in their funniest collection yet.

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Product Description

Looking for an alternative to the seriously reliable, soothing yet informative sound of NPR? Try NPR!

Prepare to be surprised by this collection of interviews with some of the funniest personalities on the planet, and by the memorable, unbelievable news that delights NPR listeners on the 1st of April each year.

Featuring comedy legends and NPR favorites:
  • Introduction by Peter Sagal
  • The World According to Stephen Colbert
  • OK Go’s Damian Kulash Crafts Pro Dial-Up Anthem
  • An Anthropologist Walks Into a Bar
  • Drew Carey Plays Not My Job
  • Roaches Drive Comedian to Bunk at Ikea
  • The Ups and Downs of Paula Poundstone
  • Phyllis Diller: Still Out for a Laugh
  • Starbucks’ Coffee Pipeline
  • Joan Rivers Hates You, Herself, and Everyone Else
  • New York City Preschool Starts DNA Testing for Admission
  • Mo Rocca’s Hard Hitting Look at Presidential Pets
  • Which Supreme Court Justice Cracks the Most Jokes?
  • Backstage With Fred Willard and Martin Mull
  • Dog Talk
  • Eugene Levy Stays Smart, Even in the Cheapest Gag
  • Lunacorp to Project Images on the Moon
  • Mel Brooks, “Unhinged” and Loving It


“Recommended. . . . The laughs here are fresh and well earned.”
      —Library Journal [starred review]

“Highly recommended for NPR listeners and fans of audio comedy alike.”
      —The Bookwatch

“Seriously great fun.”
      —Publishers Weekly

“The perfect doldrums antidote and a wonderful giftbook!”
      —Wisconsin Bookwatch

“Something for everyone. . . . The only complaint listeners will have with the production is that, at just over two hours, it's not nearly long enough.”

Author Bio

Internationally acclaimed, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly, and, unlike other media, NPR’s audience continues to grow. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.