By Selected Shorts / Panoply
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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.
||CleanToo Hot For Radio Anthony Tognazzini “Neighbors"||Read by Michael Imperioli and Cristin Milioti||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiscoveries||Guest host Jane Curtin presents works about questions and answers.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrust Your Senses||Guest host Michael Cerveris presents stories in which trusting your senses is important.||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCity People||Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents stories inspired by Brandon Stanton's blog and book Humans of New York.||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFor Better or Worse||Guest host Josh Radnor presents two stories about marriage and its challenges.||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHard Times||Guest host David Strathairn presents two stories about hard times.||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt All Depends on How You Look at It||Guest host Sonia Manzano presents two stories about identity, appearance, and longing.||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFunny/Scary with Neil Gaiman||This special, hosted by fantasy writer and illustrator Neil Gaiman, offers four creepy stories with a hint of laughter.||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitToo Hot For Radio Bruce Jay Friedman “The Tax Man"||Read by Sigourney Weaver||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitToo Hot For Radio Simon Rich “Guy Walks Into A Bar"||Read by Michael Urie||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanToo Hot For Radio Episode 24 Joe Meno "Everything Strange and Unknown"||Read by Michael Ian Black||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 Tony Tulathimutte "Saint Pantaleone"||Read by Maulik Pancholy||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWelcome to Selected Shorts: Too Hot For Radio||A Quick Introduction To Our New Show||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
It's about time!!!!!
I'm a dork---whatever, I love this program. Famous actors reading short stories by famous authors. The storytellers paint portraits with acrylic words penned by the writer. Like sitting in a comfortable chair listening to an eloquent and wise relative recount a tale of happiness, desire, loss of innocence, joy, tragedy and truth. Afterwards, you walk away feeling like you've somehow come to understand your own life and experiences a little better and now you are at peace with yourself. Bring more episodes to podcast...please. We need them!
Wow....I am in love with this program. I like to listen to it before bed...it really is like storytime for adults. Brings me back to my childhood. Very comforting.
I have been chained to my radio at the socially crippling 8PM Saturday night for years because of this incomparable program. Finally, I can resocialize! Thank you!