PRX - Pieces for Topic: Humor Atom Feed

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

22 results


Piece image
The characters who assembled every Monday night for the Open Mic at Earl’s Pub. This is the same Earl who owned the famous “Earl of Old Town Club,...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2013
  • Length: 20:17
Piece image
How would you react when a friend tells you they're "inspired" to join the United States Postal Service?

  • Added: Mar 24, 2013
  • Length: 04:07
Piece image
In celebrating Hanukkah Jews tell the story of sanctified oil that miraculously burned for eight days. In this humorous piece I retell the story of...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2012
  • Length: 07:47

  • Added: Sep 06, 2012
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Sam recently performed this excerpt from the Taxi Tapes series at his office talent show--and it sounded like THIS.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 11:53
Piece image
An introduction to some of my illustrious colleagues from my days as a bellhop/valet/part-time restaurant host at the Hilton.

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 15:12
Piece image
This week’s Moth theme is “silver lining,” so here is a piece about the one bright spot in the worst summer of my life.

  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 06:56
Piece image
From Archie Bunker to Murphy Brown, TV characters have been getting trapped in elevators, freezers and all other manner of small spaces for decades...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2012
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Once upon a time, Sam and Gerrit were flipping through a booklet of incoming college freshmen when they happened upon an unlikely superhero named C...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2012
  • Length: 18:51
Piece image
Sam meets the mysterious Man in the White Van, who rents him a beat-up cab, which he uses for his first fare, which nearly destroys him.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 09:51
Caption: Mary Marmastone (featured in the piece) plays with her dog Titan on a beach near her home in Seattle., Credit: Lillian Mongeau
This fun piece launches from the ideas broached in the New York Times article, "What is it about 20-somethings?" I ask my friends, all at the tail-...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 03:54
Piece image
An unlikely dinner exchange between two not so different people...after all.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2010
  • Length: 08:04
Caption: Sarah Haskins at The Paper Machete, Ricochet's Tavern, Chicago, 8/14/2010, Credit: Kurt Heintz
Sarah Haskins (comedienne, Infomania's "Target Women" series) discusses how pregnancy has inspired her to prepare for the end of the world. Recorde...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 09:16
Piece image
The road to writing a best seller has to start somewhere.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
One girl's quest for coolness despite her hippie father's mortifying behavior.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2008
  • Length: 10:42
Piece image
David Kates spent a few hours at Los Angeles' Original Pantry Cafe to soak up the sights, sounds and smells.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2007
  • Length: 03:49
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Two college students learn to love the California Tiger Salamander.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2006
  • Length: 19:56
Caption: PRX default Piece image
first person stories on a theme

Bought by Vocalo.org


  • Added: Oct 25, 2005
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
A search for candidates who can add a little levity to the current campaign.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2004
  • Length: 03:49
Caption: PRX default Piece image
Verizon Wireless customer waits for the cellular savior.

Bought by WCFM


  • Added: Apr 10, 2004
  • Length: 03:14
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
What's it like to move from New York to San Francisco? We hear from people about the culture shock that comes with moving between the coasts.

Bought by KUOW, KZSC, and WFUV


  • Added: Mar 29, 2004
  • Length: 08:58
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
A personal story about people with my name

Bought by WEKU, KTNA, WGCU, and East Village Radio


  • Added: Nov 29, 2003
  • Length: 07:27
  • Purchases: 4