About the Show


On this week's episode, host John Moe and comedian Margaret Cho play characters in an unconventional wedding ceremony, we learn some unusual things about penguins, and Josh Ritter performs songs from his latest album and tells us why Macbeth is a good read for people going through divorce.

Episode Rundown

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Josh Ritter performs ‘Joy to You Baby’

Singer songwriter Josh Ritter (@joshritter) performs a song from his 2013 release, The Beast in its Tracks, available at http://www.joshritter.com/the-beast-in-its-tracks/

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Vows feat. Margaret Cho and Josh Ritter

Host John Moe (@johnmoe) and comedian Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) play Steven and Samantha, two lovers in an unconventional wedding ceremony who exchange their own written vows. Ceremony guests Doug and Janine – played by Mike Fotis (@mikefotis) and Janey Winterbauer (@winnerbowzer) – look on in terror and amazement.

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Wits Game Show: Lesser Known Moments in History

Comedian Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) and singer songrwriter Josh Ritter (@joshritter) play ‘Lesser Known Moments in History,’ a game in which guests must give either spoken or sung background on historical events such as the Great Maple Syrup Tragedy of 1872.

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Josh Ritter performs ‘New Lover’

Singer songwriter Josh Ritter (@joshritter) performs a song from his 2013 release, The Beast in its Tracks, available at http://www.joshritter.com/the-beast-in-its-tracks/

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The Guests


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Margaret Cho

@margaretchowww.margaretcho.com

Margaret Cho could be called “Queen of all Media,” conquering film, television, books and theatre, with Grammy nominations, sold-out tours, and off-Broadway and TV shows under her belt. Equally as important are the causes she is passionate about. Margaret is widely-recognized for her charitable work with gay rights and anti-bullying campaigns.

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Josh Ritter

@joshritterwww.joshritter.com

Josh Ritter is from Moscow, Idaho. The son of two neuroscientists, he was on his way to follow in their footsteps when he discovered Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan's "Girl from the North Country" in high school. He has since released seven studio albums and has been named one of the 100 greatest living songwriters by Paste Magazine. His debut novel, Bright’s Passage, was a national bestseller. His most recent album is called The Beast in Its Tracks.