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Nate Corddry Presents: Reading Aloud

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Nate Corddry loves the written word. But he also loves the spoken word! So he brought them both together in a single podcast. It's a literary variety show of sorts! Reading Aloud presents some of the best live renditions of some of the most interesting works of literature of our time.

Nate Corddry loves the written word. But he also loves the spoken word! So he brought them both together in a single podcast. It's a literary variety show of sorts! Reading Aloud presents some of the best live renditions of some of the most interesting works of literature of our time.
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Nate Corddry loves the written word. But he also loves the spoken word! So he brought them both together in a single podcast. It's a literary variety show of sorts! Reading Aloud presents some of the best live renditions of some of the most interesting works of literature of our time.

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64 The Final Show

7/22/2016
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Nate Corddry's Reading Aloud bids farewell to Earwolf. As a send off, Nate reads "Behold Your Newest Silver-Screen Sex Goddess, Jane Neighbor" by writer and playwright Rachel Axler (Veep), an excerpt from the novel Stoner by writer John Williams, and the first letter from "Letters to a Young Poet" written by poet Rainer Maria Rilke to Franz Xaver Kappus.

Duration: 00:35:54


59 Timothy Simons, Rob Corddry

6/2/2016
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Nate's brother Rob Corddry reads Ken Kesey's story about the death of his son which leads into Nate's conversation with this week's guest Timothy Simons of HBO's Veep. Tim and Nate chat about the inevitable Grateful Dead phase, reading Stephen King books in 7th grade, and the ins & outs of Veep. Then, Tim reads an outrageously hilarious piece by Maura Quint entitled "How To Negotiate A Raise (If You're A Woman)." Pick up a copy of next month’s book, “Geek Love” by Katherine Dunn! Once...

Duration: 00:57:03


33 Steven Weber, Timothy Simmons

9/25/2015
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This week we have another star studded Reading Aloud! We open with friend-of-the-show Steven Weber reading "The Birthday Clown Consortium Price Guide", by Luke Burns. Then we have Timothy Simmons reading "Paloma" by Chad Simpson. Then Nate closes out the show reading a piece by Jay Caspian Kang entitled "What the World Got Wrong About Kareem Abdul Jabbar" Be sure to pick up "Purity", by Jonathan Franzen, so you're ready for next month’s book club!

Duration: 01:07:43


28 Sovereign Syre

8/7/2015
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Holy Moly Red Foley! On the very first NSFW episode of Reading Aloud, Nate brings you a fascinating interview with Sovereign Syre in which they discuss her start in the adult film industry, receiving her degree in Literature, different kinds of Erotica, and “The Faerie Queene” an epic poem by Edmund Spenser. Nate closes out the episode by reading his favorite short story, “Al Roosten” from George Saunders’ Tenth of December collection. Pick up “The Invaders” by Karolina Waclawiak to get a...

Duration: 01:18:49


26 Baron Vaughn, Jesse Cohen of Tanlines

7/17/2015
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Nate starts the show by sharing a hilarious reading of Mike Lacher’s “In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparent’s Wi-Fi and am Hailed as a Conquering Hero” performed by Wolfpop’s own Baron Vaughn and recorded LIVE from the UCB-theatre in Los Angeles. Jesse Cohen of Tanlines then joins Nate to talk about his new album Highlights, being a recent Kindle convert, and his podcast No Effects. Finally, Nate closes out the show by reading “Nine Inches” by Tom Perrotta. Be sure to pick up "H is...

Duration: 01:29:04


24 Book Club 8: 11/22/63 (w/ Nelson Franklin, John Forest)

6/26/2015
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Nate welcomes back Book Club vets Nelson Franklin and John Forest for the 8th edition of the Book Club series of Reading Aloud in which they discuss Stephen King’s novel “11/22/63.” They’ll talk about the sometimes distracting modern turns of phrase, how the time traveling character felt like it was close to being the real Stephen King, what the deal was with The Card Men, the creepy Lee Harvey Oswald, and of course the sexy stuff. Get a head start on the next book which is “H is For Hawk”...

Duration: 01:05:22


23 Jerry Stahl

6/19/2015
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Jerry Stahl writes for a living. He has written many books including his memoir Permanent Midnight. Jerry has also worked extensively in television, writing episodes of ALF, thirtysomething, and Maron. He joins Nate for a chat about his new book OG Dad, which is about becoming a new father, why he decided writing was going to be his path, his excellent description of the internet, being on Oprah before she had a book club, and the story behind him going to Marlon Brando’s island, Tetiaroa....

Duration: 01:04:50


22 Steven Weber, James Urbaniak

6/4/2015
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Nate has another wonderfully jam packed episode of Reading Aloud for your ears! First off the hilarious James Urbaniak reads a Tom O’Donnell piece called “You Are Fired From This Father-Son Acrobatics Duo,” recorded live from the UCB-Franklin theatre in Los Angeles. Then, the great Steven Weber joins Nate in studio to discuss the life of Eugene O’Neill, the epic play Long Day’s Journey into Night, and to read a devastating speech from the play. Face your fear and grab Stephen King’s...

Duration: 00:54:06


20 Geoffrey Arend, Maura Deedy

5/14/2015
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This week’s show kicks off with Geoffrey Arend reading a popular piece from McSweeney's Internet Tendency "A Realistic Assesment of How Many 12 yr olds I Could Beat Up Before They Overtook me" by Matt Schweiger live from UCB. Then, Nate has an in depth interview with Maura Deedy, Head of Reference & Adult Services from his childhood library, the Tufts Library in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Lastly, Nate reads often quoted graduation speech given by David Foster Wallace, called "This is Water"....

Duration: 01:02:27


18 Book Club 6: Tender Is The Night (w/ Mike Still, Susanna Fogel, Lindsey

4/23/2015
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Nate is joined by a couple of Reading Aloud Book Club virgins, Mike Still, Susanna Fogel, and Lindsey Kraft for the 6th edition of the Book Club series of Reading Aloud in which they discuss the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel “Tender Is The Night.” They’ll talk about the amazing first ten pages, how the characters Dick and Nicole mirror the real life couple Zelda and Fitzgerald, why you shouldn’t date your therapist, and listener questions. The next book for the upcoming book club episode will...

Duration: 01:07:04


17 Jon Cryer

4/9/2015
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Nate is excited to share his amazing interview with the one and only Jon Cryer. Jon recently released a new book called “So That Happened: A Memoir.” Jon talks about how writing a book came out of a dare, what he learned from working with Gene Hackman on Superman IV, his experience at Stagedoor Manor (an infamous summer camp for theater kids), the alternate ending to Pretty in Pink, and much more. Go get Jon’s book wherever books are sold or on Amazon:...

Duration: 01:02:30


16 Anna Faris and Nate's Mom

4/3/2015
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Nate starts the show by sharing a wonderful recording of the delightful Anna Faris reading a hilarious piece by Juliana Gray Live from UCB Franklin in Los Angeles. Then, Nate sits down with his mom, an enormous book lover for her very first interview! They chat about the times they would go to Tufts Library in Weymouth Massachusetts almost every day, book clubs where everyone reads a different book, which Stephen King book would she take on a desert island, and her volunteer work at...

Duration: 01:06:28