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We celebrate the New Yorker writer and doyenne of the Algonquin Roundtable of literary wits, Dorothy Parker. More

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about how the rich aren’t like you and me. More

Four tales about the lighter side of love, from rib-tickling to rueful. More

Coming of age with Wyatt Cenac, running for your life with Alec Baldwin, and other funnies served up by guest host John Lithgow. First, New Yorker magazine writer and Algonquin Round Table regular Dorothy Parker describes the hangover from hell in “You Were Perfectly Fine.” First published in 1929, this hilarious tale of a young […] More

Guest host David Sedaris presents a program of stories by the legendary wit, Dorothy Parker. Parker was the reigning Queen of the Algonquin Roundtable, where writers for the smart magazines of the 1920s and 1930s met for lunch and to skewer each other. Her wickedly funny stories for The New Yorker among other outlets showed […] More

Guest host John Lithgow raises the curtain on five comic tales, classic and cutting-edge. More

Revealing moments while dining and cooking dominate these two stories that were part of a program at the Getty Center in Los Angeles called “Delicious Fictions.” More