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For his latest project, Al Letson takes all the things that are floating in his head and turns it into a mixtape of delight for you. Errthang is just that, everything from storytelling to radio drama, pop culture reviews to interviews with some of the most interesting people on the planet. It's a vehicle to showcase all of Letson's other talents. The podcast will give you errthang you need, beginning in May of 2015.

For his latest project, Al Letson takes all the things that are floating in his head and turns it into a mixtape of delight for you. Errthang is just that, everything from storytelling to radio drama, pop culture reviews to interviews with some of the most interesting people on the planet. It's a vehicle to showcase all of Letson's other talents. The podcast will give you errthang you need, beginning in May of 2015.
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For his latest project, Al Letson takes all the things that are floating in his head and turns it into a mixtape of delight for you. Errthang is just that, everything from storytelling to radio drama, pop culture reviews to interviews with some of the most interesting people on the planet. It's a vehicle to showcase all of Letson's other talents. The podcast will give you errthang you need, beginning in May of 2015.

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English


Episodes

Season 2, Episode 8: Songs in the Key of our Lives

1/26/2019
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Al and Willie wrap up the season right where they started – with each other. After 30 years of friendship, their origin story is finally revealed.

Duration:00:41:24

Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World

1/26/2019
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Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 2) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:52:36

Season 2, Episode 6: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World

1/26/2019
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Season 2, Episode 6: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 1) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:59:15

Errthang SE2 EP6 JCoffey Ch1

1/26/2019
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Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 2) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:59:15

Errthang SE2 EP8 .Songs

1/26/2019
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Errthang SE2 EP8 .Songs by Errthang Show!

Duration:00:41:28

Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 2)

1/26/2019
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Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 2) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:52:36

Season 2, Episode 8: Songs in the Key of Our Lives

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 8: Songs in the Key of Our Lives Al and Willie wrap up the season right where they started - with each other. After 30 years of friendship, their origin story is finally revealed. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:41:28

Season 2, Episode 6: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World - Part 1

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 6: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 1) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:59:15

Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World - Part 2

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 2) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:52:36

Season 2, Episode 5: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 5: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America This episode of Errthang features Kiese Laymon’s memoir about growing up as a young black man in the South. The piece is performed by a small group of young black men Al mentored in their youth. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:38:45

Season 2, Episode 4: The Good Guy Myth

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 4: The Good Guy Myth Al goes deep exploring the "good guy’s” relationship to the #MeToo movement, through a story about his old friend, Louis. After the story, Al sits down with feminist commentator Kimberly Foster of For Harriet, to talk about the story, Rape Culture, and how to move forward. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:34:23

Season 2, Episode 3: No Ordinary Love

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 3: No Ordinary Love Al and Willie tell stories about fatherhood. Al’s story is about being a black father to a white kid, while Willie talks about teaching his son how to handle a bully. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:38:03

Season 2, Episode 2: What the Hell is Wrong with Al?

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 2: What the Hell is Wrong with Al? Al recounts when he went to a protest to report the news, but became the news. Letson saved a right-wing protester from a vicious beating by Antifa. This episode is about why he did it, how it all happened, and how he felt afterwards. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:40:37

Season 2, Episode 1: 808s and 3 Heartbreaks

1/7/2019
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Season 2, Episode 1: 808s and 3 Heartbreaks Errthang is back with season two and Al tells the stories of three excruciating heartbreaks, that will leave you laughing. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.

Duration:00:42:10

Radiotopia Promo!

7/9/2018
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Errthang Season 2 is on Radiotopia! Check it out at https://radiotopia.fm/showcase/errthang the whole season is up so binge away!

Duration:00:01:17

Errthang The GOAT PROMO

2/21/2016
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Al: New Promo for Errthang Season 2 Launching soon Willie: Why not give a date? Al: Cause I don't know when the mix will be done. Willie: So why do a promo? Al: Did you hear the promo? Willie: Point taken... how did you get Morgan- Al: Don't ask. Willie: Fine. You should say this "New Promo of Errthang Season 2! Coming Soonish!" Al: Okay. "New Promo of Errthang Season 2! Coming Soonish!" Willie: And when did we decide we were doing seasons? Al: Shut it. Willie: Seriously? Al: SHUT IT....

Duration:00:00:17

Season 1, Episode 6: Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

11/10/2015
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After performing in Jacksonville for several years, Al finally breaks into the big time with an off-Broadway show. But when he gets invited to a dinner with a wealthy couple, things don’t go as expected. For more from Errthang, visit errthangshow.com.

Duration:00:17:36

Season 1, Episode 5: The Executioner's Song

10/6/2015
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Errthang’s first radio theatre piece takes us to Texas, specifically to death row, where a press secretary is haunted by the executions he has had to watch. Music Courtesies: “There’s Probably No Time” by Chris Zabriskie: http://bit.ly/1uVGLVQ “After Midnight” by Kai Engel: http://bit.ly/1OiwnU2 For more Errthang, visit http://errthangshow.com

Duration:00:19:28

Season 1, Episode 4: Awkward

9/11/2015
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The Errthang crew brings in international storyteller Derek Coghlan. Derek has traveled the world and has had some interesting encounters. In this story he travels to the land down under and has an unlikely meeting. For more Errthang, visit http://errthangshow.com

Duration:00:20:28

Season 1, Episode 3: Deep Breaths

8/6/2015
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We’re back! After a short hiatus, the team gets back to work on what may be Al Letson’s most vulnerable and hard story. Get ready, and take deep breaths. For more, visit our website at errthangshow.com

Duration:00:18:40