About the Show

Host John Moe welcomes a pair of singer/songwriters/memoirists. Rosanne Cash talks about her love of John Denver, William Shakespeare and Mike Doughty. Doughty returns the love and is enthused over Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and the cavernous cars of the seventies. Plus an update on the lesser Nobel Prizes and a classic from the Wits archive: Andy Richter and Reggie Watts visit, among other places, Mummytown.

The Guests

Rosanne Cash


Rosanne Cash is a Grammy award-winning songwriter and author; she's likely no stranger to your ears. Daughter of country music singer Johnny Cash, Rosanne's most recent album is The List - her first cover album. The title comes from the list of 100 essential country songs her father told her to learn. Her latest book is the memoir "Composed."

Mike Doughty


Mike Doughty contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He's released five solo albums, some EPs, a couple of live albums, a bunch of EDM tracks and remixes, a poetry book, and a memoir about that time he was in a band and didn't like it and took a lot of drugs. Up next is an album of covers, out Nov. 6, wherein he plays songs by John Denver, Cheap Trick, and Stephen Sondheim.

Andy Richter


Andy Richter has been on television for 20 years, and he can currently be seen every weeknight on "Conan" on TBS.  In addition to numerous primetime guest-starring roles, Richter starred in the series "Andy Barker, P.I.," and the Emmy-nominated, "Andy Richter Controls the Universe." His feature film work includes Robert Altman's "Dr. T and the Women," "Elf," "Talladega Nights," and the animated "Madagascar" movies.

Reggie Watts


Blending and blurring the lines between comedy and music with his unique lyrical style, LA Weekly calls Reggie Watts ”the most wildly inventive new talent of the past five years." As a solo performer, Reggie was crowned “Hot Comedian” by Rolling Stone, named SPIN Magazine’s “Best New Comedian” and “Best of CMJ” 2010, and a featured profile in GQ’s Man Of The Year issue 2010. Reggie’s most recent release ‘A Live at Central Park’ is currently available on CD/DVD through Comedy Central Records and on iTunes. On screen, Reggie has appeared on Conan, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, HBO’s The Yes Men Save The World, Comedy Central’s Michael and Michael Have Issues, Iceland TV, UK’s Funny Or Die, PBS’ Electric Company, and currently stars as house band leader on the IFC original series Comedy Bang! Bang! with Scott Aukerman.