Etiquette


Oscar And Visitor

Oscar the Grouch’s Advice? Let Your Inner Grouch Run Free

Legendary Muppeteer Carroll Spinney -- the man behind Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird -- gets the spotlight in a new documentary (out now). He brings Oscar along with him to the studio, and the Grouch shares some VERY reluctant etiquette tips. (DON'T thank him for them, mind you.)


Photo courtesy of Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher’s Advice for Laughs

The former "Nanny" star Fran Drescher is currently reprising her Broadway role in L.A. as the evil stepmother Madame in the musical "Cinderella." She offers advice to listeners with specific tastes, unusual laughs, and incorrigible Pomeranians.


Photo credit: Mindy Tucker

Scharpling & Wurster Help With Hoagie Etiquette

The comedy duo Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are releasing a box set featuring 20 hours of their greatest on-air antics. Together they field etiquette questions from our listeners and take a call from a familiar Roy in Philly.


Photo credit: Daniel Portnoy

Dave Barry: How to Live Right, with a Machete

Since winning a Pulitzer Prize for his humor writing, Dave Barry has busied himself with writing bestselling novels, literary collaborations, and essay collections. His latest is called "Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster): Life Lessons and Other Ravings." We asked him to shower our listeners with excellent advice. He gave us...machetes.


Photo: Ben Bernous

Maz Jobrani Tells Jokes Without Borders

Maz Jobrani has built a career as an actor and stand-up comedian, in spite of a Hollywood system that attempted to limit him to roles as a terrorist villain. He has written a memoir about that experience, "I'm Not a Terrorist but I've Played One on TV: Memoirs of a Middle Eastern Funny Man."