• Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

    In light of David Letterman’s announcement last night that he will retire from Late Show in 2015 — watch the video here — the fine folks at NPR and Fresh Air with Terry Gross, unearthed this excellent interview with Letterman from 1981. The interview on Fresh Air went down after his morning variety show on NBC was canceled and a few months before Late Night with David Letterman premiered. Although

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    Judd Apatow talks to Alec Baldwin about Leslie Mann’s sex scenes, Adam Sandler, more! (Audio)

    On today’s episode of Alec Baldwin’s podcast Here’s The Thing, the 30 Rock star chats with This is 40 writer and director Judd Apatow about his wife, actress Leslie Mann’s sex scenes — “[My wife] was shooting a scene where she was making love with Jeff Goldblum and you just know he’s all handsy in between takes.” — having Adam Sandler as a roommate and much more. You can listen

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    Judd Apatow talks Hollywood, family and ‘This is 40’ (Audio)

    This morning Judd Apatow appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross to chat about, among other things, his new movie This is 40 (Dec. 21), balancing Hollywood life with his family life (wife Leslie Mann and his daughters are in the movie), the use of improv in his work, his parents’ divorce and so much more. You can listen to the entire thing below! Be sure to subscribe to

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    Mike Birbiglia stars opposite ‘Fresh Air’ host Terry Gross in a short film produced by Ira Glass (Video)

    Mike Birbiglia has dedicated a lot of time to explaining the dangers of being a chronic sleepwalker, but in this short film produced by This American Life’s Ira Glass, the storytelling comedian does plenty of harm to himself in full consciousness. After an interview with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross, Birbigs isn’t ready to call it a day and invites himself along to spend some quality time with Gross. What’s the

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    Listen to Aziz Ansari’s 20-minute appearance on NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ with Terry Gross

    His newest stand-up comedy special Dangerously Delicious was released on his official website with no warning at all. But since that time, Aziz Ansari has been making the rounds to help push his new project. His latest stop was on Fresh Air, NPR’s famed interview and culture show hosted by Terry Gross. Gross chatted with the Parks and Recreation star about growing up in South Carolina, doing stand-up, racial stereotypes

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    Listen: Comedian Danny Lobell’s chicken story on ‘This American Life’

    A few days ago, hugely popular NPR show This American Life broadcasted a performance that found comedian Danny Lobell relating a richly hilarious and endearing story to an audience at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York City. The story centers around Lobell and “Blanco,” one of the Ecuadorian gangsters that live in the same building in Brooklyn. Lobell, determined to finally clean up the eye sore that was

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    Listen: Patton Oswalt talks ‘Young Adult’ on NPR

    With his latest project Young Adult opening this past weekend, Patton Oswalt has been making the rounds trying to promote the already well-received dramedy written by Diablo Cody, directed by Jason Reitman and co-starring Charlize Theron and Patrick Wilson. He recently chatted with the folks at NPR, who put together this great little feature. Check it out below. Patton Oswalt on NPR by Laughspin

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    Listen to Louis C.K.’s 45-minute interview from NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’

    To help promote his newly-released comedy special, Live at the Beacon Theater (available only on louisck.com), Louis C.K. has been making stops at some important media outlets– ABC’s Nightline and NPR among them. This morning he appeared on the latter, on Terry Gross’ Fresh Air. You can listen to the entire 45-minute interview here. Enjoy!

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    Listen to Donald Glover’s interview about Childish Gambino

    You’re no doubt fully aware that stand-up comedian, actor and Community star Donald Glover is also an accomplished musician. Today, he released his first proper album, titled Camp, under his hip-hop alias Childish Gambino. He sat down with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep on NPR this week to chat about the new album, the similarities between his music and his comedy and much more. “Everybody is kind of a kid,”

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    Listen: Darrell Hammond talks psych wards, childhood abuse, addiction on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

    Earlier this week, Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross to promote his new heart-wrenching memoir God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem. You can listen to the entire interview below. Darrell Hammond talks childhood abuse, psych wards and more by Laughspin

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    Listen to Tina Fey narrate NPR’s “The Hidden World of Girls”

    I’m on board with 99 percent of the things Tina Fey does– even films like Baby Mama. I love her work that much. Her newest project, though, deviates in a pretty big way from the silly comedy world of 30 Rock and Mean Girls. The writer and actress narrated two specials for NPR’s The Hidden World of Girls, which is all about how trailblazing women got to be so badass.

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    Listen to Donald Glover’s new Childish Gambino album, “Camp” in its entirety

    You’ve heard the buzz. You’ve seen the video. Now listen to Donald Glover’s newest album, as he once-again dispatches a collection of hip-hop tunes under his musical alias Childish Gambino. The album is called Camp and its available for purhase on Nov. 15. But the fine folks at NPR scored the entire album already. “If you listen to Camp on a computer, do yourself a favor and open up Wikipedia

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    Listen to Louis C.K.’s full NPR interview

    This morning Louis C.K. hung out on NPR’s show Fresh Air to chat about the political climate in Sudan. No, you geese. He talked about comedy and stuff. And you probably missed it because you were too budy “working” or “feeding your child” or “sleeping off your crippling depression.” Whatever the case may be, we have the full audio below. Check it, won’t you? Seriously, go ahead.

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    Marc Maron says there's a 'punk rock' element to his podcast "WTF" hitting public radio

    Last night, public radio’s comedy nerd king Jesse Thorn, host and producer of popular shows The Sound of Young America and Jordan, Jesse, Go!, announced that podcast WTF with Marc Maron will get the public radio treatment. We’ve taken the hundreds of episodes of the WTF podcast and boiled them down to what we think is ten hours of exceptionally compelling radio. We’ve chosen the best stories and the best

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