Summer reads for your ears, from Audible
Audible, Amazon’s audio arm, has ramped up its original comedy programming to go along with an already-robust array of audiobooks narrated by comedians this summer. To wit: In mid-July, Audible released both a podcast series from Bob Newhart as well as an exclusive audiobook-only memoir from D... [Read More]
David Spade skips straight to the audiobook for new Audible memoir
No reading required for David Spade’s new memoir, A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World. Spade skipped the whole book part, instead going straight to audiobook for a special six-hour, 12-minute Audible-exclusive performance. A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World premiered today at www.audi... [Read More]
Randy and Jason Sklar’s Audio Documentary ‘Sklars and Stripes’ Is Out Next Month
The Sklar Brothers have teamed up with Audible to release a 6-hour audio documentary they made while on the road. Titled Sklars and Stripes, the project will be out as an Audible original on Thursday, April 5th, and if you purchase it, the audio documentary will also come with the Sklars’s ful... [Read More]
Randy and Jason Sklar’s Audio Documentary ‘Sklars and Stripes’ Is Out Next Month
The Sklar Brothers have teamed up with Audible to release a 6-hour audio documentary they made while on the road. Titled Sklars and Stripes, the project will be out as an Audible original on Thursday, April 5th, and if you purchase it, the audio documentary will also come with the Sklars’s ful... [Read More]
Episode #145: Jay Chandrasekhar
Jay Chandrasekhar has spent the past two decades writing, directing and acting in film and television. With his group Broken Lizard, he has co-written, co-starred and directed their feature films, Super Troopers, Beerfest and Club Dread. He’s also directed the big-screen version of Dukes of Ha... [Read More]
George Saunders’s ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ Audiobook Features Bill Hader, Nick Offerman, Keegan-Michael Key, and More
George Saunders’s novel Lincoln in the Bardo is out next month, and if you’re an audiobook fan, this will be one you won’t want to miss. According to Time, Penguin Random House Audio is applying for the Guinness World Record for the most individual voices on a single audiobook now ... [Read More]
11 must own audiobooks from your favorite girl bosses
For those of us who can’t enjoy the solidarity of time well spent with a good book in the isolation and comfort of our favorite room, we have audiobooks to help us get through. Whether you have a long commute driving, take public transportation to work, or you are just lazy and don’t lik... [Read More]
11 must own audiobooks from your favorite girl bosses
For those of us who can’t enjoy the solidarity of time well spent with a good book in the isolation and comfort of our favorite room, we have audiobooks to help us get through. Whether you have a long commute driving, take public transportation to work, or you are just lazy and don’t lik... [Read More]
What are the best audiobooks to listen to comedians reading their own memoirs?
I bought Doug Stanhope's new memoir, "Digging Up Mother," because he told me I was in the book. He could have been drunk when he said that. No, wait. He definitely was, because he said so. Either way, imagine my delight and yours this week when Audible released an audiobook version of Stanhope's Dig... [Read More]
Join Candace Devereaux on Her Trip to Belgium with This ‘Portlandia’ Audiobook Sneak Peek
Ahead of the season 6 premiere of Portlandia on January 21st, Audible has teamed up with the show to produce a 15-minute audiobook written by Fred Armisen, who also voices the audiobook in character as Women & Women First’s Candace Devereaux. Check out two clips from Devereaux’s trav... [Read More]