Wits

Wits is a conversation, comedy, songs and surprises, hosted by John Moe. Recorded live at the Fitzgerald Theater, Wits brings together world-class comedians, actors and musicians for a night they – and the audience – will never forget.

Recent Episodes

Episode 32: Paul F. Tompkins and Yo La Tengo

On this week's episode of Wits, comedian Paul F. Tompkins performs one-star reviews of classic literature from Amazon.com and competes against rock band Yo La Tengo in the Wits Game Show. Plus, a cruise ship where anything goes. Anything.

Episode 31: Chris Kluwe with Dave Hill and Sara Watkins

NFL punter/author Chris Kluwe and comedian/author Dave Hill join the Cop Squadron, and Sara Watkins sings songs from her latest album, Sun Midnight Sun. Plus, we hear a Pop Song Correspondence from the Rocknrollsburg civil engineering department.

Episode 30: Audience Choice Show

You told us your favorite sketches, songs and segments from the archives of Wits, and we whomped up this episode, featuring a Carlile-Bamford game show, a scene from the off-kilter world of Don Draper, and songs from Jason Isbell and Aimee Mann.

Episode 5: Dave Foley, with Mike Doughty

Comedian Dave Foley is much beloved for his work on the sketch comedy favorite The Kids in the Hall and his starring role in the long-running NBC comedy series NewsRadio. Mike Doughty: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author.

Episode 29: David Koechner, with Metric

Actor and comedian David Koechner becomes Dutch, who, with his brother Small Eric, try to help the town they live in with their repair businesses. Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw of Metric perform a stunning stripped-down set of songs.