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Laughter therapy : a comedy collection for the chronically serious.

Author: Peter SagalMel BrooksDrew CareyStephen ColbertEugene LevyAll authors
Publisher: [Minneapolis, Minn.] : HighBridge Audio, ℗2013.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looking for an alternative to the seriously reliable, soothing yet informative sound of NPR? Try NPR! Prepare to be surprised by this collection of unbelievable news, bloopers, and interviews with some of the funniest personalities on the planet. The time honored tradition of hoax stories that NPR airs every April 1st brings exploding maple trees in Maine, talking dogs in Ohio, farm raised whales in Illinois, and
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction radio programs
Radio comedies
Humorous fiction
Compact discs
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sagal; Mel Brooks; Drew Carey; Stephen Colbert; Eugene Levy; Martin Mull; Fred Willard; Paula Poundstone; Mo Rocca; Phyllis Diller; Joan Rivers; National Public Radio (U.S.),; HighBridge Audio (Firm),
ISBN: 9781622310388 1622310381
OCLC Number: 820114535
Notes: Selections originally broadcast Apr. 1, 1996-Jan. 23, 2013.
Compact disc.
Duration: 2:00:00.
Performer(s): Hosted by Peter Sagal; featuring Mel Brooks, Drew Carey, Stephen Colbert, Eugene Levy, Martin Mull, Fred Willard, Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca, Phyllis Diller, Joan Rivers and more.
Description: 2 audio discs (2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction / Peter Sagal (2:28) --
The world according to Stephen Colbert (All things considered, Oct. 9, 2007) (7:58) --
OK Go's Damian Kulash crafts pro dial-up anthem (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2011) (5:41) --
An anthropologist walks into a bar (Morning edition, Aug. 6, 2012) (8:06) --
Drew Carey plays not my job (Wait wait--
don't tell me!, June 30, 2012) (11:55) --
Roaches drive comedian to bunk at Ikea (Weekend edition Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008) (3:13) --
The ups and downs of Paula Poundstone (Talk of the nation, Nov. 20, 2006) (9:38) --
Phyllis Diller : still out for a laugh (Weekend edition Saturday, July 23, 2005) (11:03) --
Starbucks' coffee pipeline (All things considered, Apr. 1, 1996) (8:33) --
Joan Rivers hates you, herself, and everyone else (Fresh air, June 11, 2012) (17:17) --
New York City preschool starts DNA testing for admission (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2012) (3:57) --
Mo Rocca's hard hitting look at presidential pets (Talk of the nation, Oct. 6, 2004) (13:19) --
Which Supreme Court justice cracks the most jokes? (Morning edition, Jan. 18, 2011) (2:59) --
Backstage with Fred Willard and Martin Mull (Weekend edition Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012) (9:22) --
Dog talk (All things considered, Apr. 1, 1999) (3:06) --
Eugene Levy stays smart, even in the cheapest gag (Weekend edition Saturday, June 30, 2012) (7:18) --
Lunacorp to project images on the moon (All things considered, Apr. 1, 2001) (5:41) --
Mel Brooks, "unhinged" and loving it (Morning edition, Jan. 23, 2013) (8:11).
Other Titles: NPR laughter therapy
National Public Radio laughter therapy
All things considered (Radio program)
Morning edition.
Wait, wait-- don't tell me! (Radio program)
Weekend edition Saturday (Radio program)
Talk of the nation (Radio program)
Fresh air with Terry Gross (Radio program)

Abstract:

Looking for an alternative to the seriously reliable, soothing yet informative sound of NPR? Try NPR! Prepare to be surprised by this collection of unbelievable news, bloopers, and interviews with some of the funniest personalities on the planet. The time honored tradition of hoax stories that NPR airs every April 1st brings exploding maple trees in Maine, talking dogs in Ohio, farm raised whales in Illinois, and bubbling cheese springs in Wisconsin.

National Public Radio presents encounters with funny personalities and memorable, unbelievable April Fool's Day "news" segments from various NPR radio programs.

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