On this show, four stories inspired by other books and authors. More

Guest host Parker Posey presents two stories that kick the classics up a notch. In the first, a manic maître’d boasts of the charms of a literary karaoke bar in “Customer Service at the Karaoke Don Quixote,” read by Nate Corddry. Author Juan Martinez said he was inspired by weird dot.com start-ups to invent the […] More

Israeli author Etgar Keret joins literary commentator Hannah Tinti for a look at three stories about strange encounters and new beginnings. Etgar Keret is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His books have been published in thirty-one languages in thirty-five countries, and his stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The […] More

Two stories from Shorts' annual season at the Getty Center in Los Angeles go to extremes. Stories from Juan Martinez and Stephen O’Connor. Performances from Tim Curry and Nate Corddry. More