Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 22

Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.



February 3rd, 2016

Episode 77 of 148 episodes

Guest host Stephen Colbert presents stories with anarchists and oddballs by John Sayles and George Saunders. Fierce old lefties fight everything from the fruit cup to the manager at a banquet in Sayles’ “At the Anarchists’ Convention,” read by Jerry Stiller, and two inadequate men are faced with a rescue in Saunders’ “The Falls,” read by Rene Auberjonois.

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