Selected from the National Public Radio archives, these stories by some of NPR's favorite commentators will keep listeners laughing.
A "driveway moment" is when you're so captivated by a story on NPR that you stay in your car to hear it to the end—even if you're sitting in your own driveway. Some are serious, some are touching, and some, like the stories included here, are very, very funny.
Literate, intelligent, and droll, each tale is worth hearing again and again, and now you don't have to stay in your car.
NPR Funniest Driveway Moments includes stories and interviews from your favorite NPR commentators and guests such as David Sedaris, Sarah Silverman, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Dame Edna, Larry David, Darryl Littleton, Justice Stephen Breyer, Jonathan Winters, Phyllis Diller, Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, and more
Joan Rivers: Outrageous and Outspoken as Ever
Harry Shearer: ‘Now You See It’
Harry Shearer: Sammy the Flame-Resistant Salmon
Comedy Writing: How To Be Funny
The (Wacky) World According to John Hodgman
At Climate Conference, Hot Air Reigns
Dave Barry’s Science Fair Tricks
Brian Williams on Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me!
Snoring Does Not Get in the Way of Love
Kevin Kling Returns
Carol Burnett, Still Glad For ‘This Time Together’
Tim Conway Delivers Laughs Without an Apology
Mehlman’s Famous Actors Tour of Los Angeles
A Rejection Letter Template
What’s America’s Funniest Joke?
Robert Earl Keen Plays “Not My Job”
Bob and Ray, Masters of the Subtle Spoof
Jane Lynch, TV’s New Queen of Mean
Wedding Season Can Be Trying
My Child, the Prodigy—and Other Punch Lines
Advice for New Fathers
Tom Bodett: You’ve Been Warned
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