This week on Wits, we visit with comedian, actor and longtime comedy partner of Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, as well as internationally renowned vocalist/beatboxer/comic Reggie Watts. Check out the next big hit TV show Mummytown, hear letters from the Civil War soldiers long forgotten - the animal regiments, and learn why Elton John gets fired by NASA in our Pop Song Correspondence.
Civil War letters from the sharks and battle giraffes of the long-forgotten past are dusted off and shared with listeners.
Start Time: 17:10
Reggie Watts plays ‘Game On’
Start Time: 20:18
Wits Game Show: Pitch Season
In Hollywood, pitch season rides in on a wave of dreams cresting with horrible, horrible ideas. Why not, at least, have a little fun while listening to pitches? John Moe serves up the names of new, fake shows. It’s Andy Richter’s job to come up with the premise, while Reggie Watts writes the theme song.
Start Time: 29:39
Reggie Watts plays ‘Please Return the Vial’
Start Time: 35:14
Pop Song Correspondences: Rocket Man
Start Time: 40:25
Camp Crystal Lake Misunderstandings
Jason attempts to quell the concerns of parents who are reluctant to send their children to a camp run by a terrifying murder monster.
Start Time: 43:53
Lightning Round: Mystical Fever Bats
Start Time: 47:34
Reggie Watts plays ‘Tarts’
Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocalist, beat-boxer, musician, comedian and improv-master who amazes audiences with his unpredictable performances which he creates on-the-spot using only his formidable voice and looping pedals.
Andy Richter is a master of comedic timing and has a brilliant, sly wit. He can be seen every weeknight on "Conan." In addition to numerous primetime guest-starring roles, Richter starred in the Emmy-nominated series, "Andy Richter Controls the Universe." His feature film work includes Robert Altman's "Dr. T and the Women," "Elf," "Talladega Nights" and "Blades of Glory."