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NPR Funniest Driveway Moments: Radio Stories That Won't Let You Go

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Selected from the National Public Radio archives, these stories by some of NPR's favorite commentators will keep listeners laughing.

A "driveway moment" is when you're so captivated by a story on NPR that you stay in your car to hear it to the end—even if you're sitting in your own driveway. Some are serious, some are touching, and some, like the stories included here, are very, very funny.

Literate, intelligent, and droll, each tale is worth hearing again and again, and now you don't have to stay in your car.

NPR Funniest Driveway Moments includes stories and interviews from your favorite NPR commentators and guests such as David Sedaris, Sarah Silverman, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Dame Edna, Larry David, Darryl Littleton, Justice Stephen Breyer, Jonathan Winters, Phyllis Diller, Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, and more.

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You're in your car, listening to a story on your local NPR station. Suddenly, you find yourself at your destination—home, work, or parking lot of a grocery store. The story has captured you, and rather then turn the radio off, you stay in your car and listen to the end. You've had a Driveway Moment!

Literate, intelligent, and yes, funny, NPR plays host to the brightest personalities in the comedy world. From legends Jonathan Winters, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner to contemporary favorites Sarah Silverman, David Sedaris and Larry David, here is one collection that will keep you listening with a smile.

About the Author

Host ROBERT KRULWICH is an award-winning correspondent for NPR"s Science Desk and co-hosts WNYC"s NPR-distributed scientific documentary series Radio Lab. He has been called andquot;the most inventive network reporter in televisionandquot; by TV Guide. His own humorous outlook on the news can be seen in'Backfire,' a semi-fictional year-in-review Krulwich hosts with friends Jane Curtin, Buck Henry and Tony Hendra.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781598876246
Author:
Krulwich, Robert
Publisher:
Highbridge Company
Author:
NPR
Subject:
Radio - General
Subject:
Humor : Form - Essays
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communications-Radio
Edition Description:
2.25 hours on 2 CDs
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.5 x 5 x 0.44 in 0.25 lb
Media Run Time:
135

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You're in your car, listening to a story on your local NPR station. Suddenly, you find yourself at your destination—home, work, or parking lot of a grocery store. The story has captured you, and rather then turn the radio off, you stay in your car and listen to the end. You've had a Driveway Moment!

Literate, intelligent, and yes, funny, NPR plays host to the brightest personalities in the comedy world. From legends Jonathan Winters, Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner to contemporary favorites Sarah Silverman, David Sedaris and Larry David, here is one collection that will keep you listening with a smile.

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