Last week, newly-minted “A Prairie Home Companion” host Chris Thile built us a party playlist filled with tunes he considered "required listening." Which got us thinking: which songs do our fans think of as "required listening"?
We'll be there alongside other great podcasts like "The Moth," "WTF with Marc Maron," "Criminal," "The Brilliant Idiots," and our friends at "How Did This Get Made." Find out the details and where to buy tickets here. (UPDATE: There is a discount for DPD listeners!)
Attention all bookworms! We want to hear who you would want to break bread with at the table and why.
Don't wait another four years -- study these athletic feats to go for gold at your next dinner party.
On this week’s Speakeasy, Brendan got into a heated debate with Rico and guest Jim Gaffigan over… fruit salad. We want to hear your stance on the great fruit salad debate. Vote in the poll and sound off in the comments!
As Brendan mentioned on this week's show, you might've noticed that our Guest of Honor, author Emma Cline, didn't answer DPD's standard questions. But fear not! We've got the answers right here. Click below to hear what question Emma is tired of being asked and the piece of trivia she told us we didn't know. Plus, she talks to Brendan about her writing process... and defends clamshell cell phones.
Cass McCombs, the modern-day troubadour whose songwriting has long been a favorite of other musicians. His new album called "Mangy Love" is out in August. Here's a track from it called "Opposite House."
After giving us a crash course on Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York socialite turned terrible opera singer, Darryl W. Bullock shared these audio atrocities with us that make up his top five favorite worst albums.
You've heard the episode (if not, check it out here), now get a look at what you missed out on at DPDLive in D.C. with former Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank, "VEEP" star Anna Chlumsky, and more below!