40: Robin & Born Standing Up

This time we discuss the lives and careers of two iconic comedians based on their audiobooks: Robin, the biography of Robin Williams, written by Dave Itzkoff and narrated by Fred Berman; and Born Standing Up, a memoir written and narrated by Steve Martin about his time as a standup comedian. Guest: Gilbert Tang.


Born Standing Up

The Great American Laugh Off 1977 (Robin Williams)

Steve Martin on The Smothers Brothers (1968)

Steve Martin on The Tonight Show (1974)

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37: The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, written by Maxwell King, is a compelling biography of the beloved host of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and earlier programs. LeVar Burton's Audie nominated narration provides the perfect pairing for this excellent audiobook.

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

Mr. Rogers Neighborhood

Reading Rainbow

The Children's Corner

Fred Rogers on Late Night with David Letterman [YouTube]

Mad Feelings (Mister Rogers' Neighborhood #1691-1695) [Amazon]

Won't You Be My Neighbor

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Fred Rogers before 1969 Senate Subcommittee on Communications [YouTube]

LeVar Burton on visits Mister Rogers' Neighborhood [YouTube]

LeVar Burton reading The Good Neighbor [YouTube]

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