About the Show

In this week's show, comedian and actor Patton Oswalt and host John Moe are John Oates and Daryl Hall: Animal Control Officers in our "Maneater" Pop Song Correspondence. Singer-songwriter Ben Lee squares off with Patton in our Wits Game Show, and we've got another Charlie Brown story; in this latest installment, featuring John Moe, Patton Oswalt and actress Ione Skye, Linus quits his blanket cold turkey and has a spiritual epiphany.

Episode Rundown

Start Time: 15:55

Ben Lee plays ‘The Will to Grow’


Start Time: 24:23

Charlie Brown, Linus & Sally

Start Time: 29:47

Ben Lee plays ‘Catch My Disease’


Start Time: 35:48

Pop Song Correspondences: Maneater

Start Time: 39:50

Wits Game Show: Battle for the Green Light

Start Time: 46:19

The Last Indie Video Store in the World


Start Time: 51:35

Ben Lee plays ‘Float On’




Some Tweets

The Guests

Patton Oswalt


Patton Oswalt is one of the top touring comedians today. He won hearts as the voice of Remy in Ratatouille. He starred opposite Charlize Theron in Young Adult and with Steve Carell and Keira Knightley in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and was in TV's King of Queens. Patton is also the author of the essay collection Zombie, Spaceship, Wasteland.

Ben Lee


Ben Lee has been living as a working musician for more than half of his lifetime. In 2005, his album Awake Is The New Sleep featured the hit "Catch My Disease" and garnered four ARIA Awards (Australia's equivalent to the Grammy). On May 7, he released his anticipated new album Ayahuasca: Welcome To The Work, a sonic exploration of the consciousness-expanding jungle medicine.