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Errthang Show!

Errthang Show!

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For his latest project, Al Letson takes all the things that are floating in his head and turns it into a mixtape of delight for you. Errthang is just that, everything from storytelling to radio drama, pop culture reviews to interviews with some of th...Show More
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41:28 | Jan 26th

Al and Willie wrap up the season right where they started – with each other. After 30 years of friendship, their origin story is finally revealed.

52:36 | Jan 26th

Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 2) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John ...Show More

59:16 | Jan 26th

Season 2, Episode 6: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 1) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John ...Show More

38:46 | Jan 7th

Season 2, Episode 5: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America This episode of Errthang features Kiese Laymon’s memoir about growing up as a young black man in the South. The piece is performed by a small group of young black men Al mentored...Show More

34:24 | Jan 7th

Season 2, Episode 4: The Good Guy Myth Al goes deep exploring the "good guy’s” relationship to the #MeToo movement, through a story about his old friend, Louis. After the story, Al sits down with feminist commentator Kimberly Foster of For Harriet, ...Show More

38:03 | Jan 7th

Season 2, Episode 3: No Ordinary Love Al and Willie tell stories about fatherhood. Al’s story is about being a black father to a white kid, while Willie talks about teaching his son how to handle a bully. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from ...Show More

40:37 | Jan 7th

Season 2, Episode 2: What the Hell is Wrong with Al? Al recounts when he went to a protest to report the news, but became the news. Letson saved a right-wing protester from a vicious beating by Antifa. This episode is about why he did it, how it all...Show More

42:10 | Jan 7th

Season 2, Episode 1: 808s and 3 Heartbreaks Errthang is back with season two and Al tells the stories of three excruciating heartbreaks, that will leave you laughing. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in par...Show More

01:17 | Jul 9th, 2018

Errthang Season 2 is on Radiotopia! Check it out at https://radiotopia.fm/showcase/errthang the whole season is up so binge away!
ARCHIVED: The podcast creator has made this episode no longer available for listening.

10:17 | Feb 21st, 2016

Al: New Promo for Errthang Season 2 Launching soon Willie: Why not give a date? Al: Cause I don't know when the mix will be done. Willie: So why do a promo? Al: Did you hear the promo? Willie: Point taken... how did you get Morgan- Al: Don't ask. W...Show More

17:36 | Nov 10th, 2015

After performing in Jacksonville for several years, Al finally breaks into the big time with an off-Broadway show. But when he gets invited to a dinner with a wealthy couple, things don’t go as expected. For more from Errthang, visit errthangshow.co...Show More

19:28 | Oct 6th, 2015

Errthang’s first radio theatre piece takes us to Texas, specifically to death row, where a press secretary is haunted by the executions he has had to watch. Music Courtesies: “There’s Probably No Time” by Chris Zabriskie: http://bit.ly/1uVGLVQ “A...Show More

20:28 | Sep 11th, 2015

The Errthang crew brings in international storyteller Derek Coghlan. Derek has traveled the world and has had some interesting encounters. In this story he travels to the land down under and has an unlikely meeting. For more Errthang, visit http://e...Show More

18:40 | Aug 6th, 2015

We’re back! After a short hiatus, the team gets back to work on what may be Al Letson’s most vulnerable and hard story. Get ready, and take deep breaths. For more, visit our website at errthangshow.com

41:27 | Jun 24th, 2015

In the second episode of Errthang, host Al Letson and his trusty sidekick Willie Evans Jr. dive into the world of Nerdom and spins stories with their favorite comic book writers, Matt Fraction, David Walker, and Kelly Sue DeConnick. Don’t like or hav...Show More

22:43 | May 19th, 2015

Our first podcast of Errthang is an origin story. Because every superhero needs an origin story. Our mild-mannered host Al Letson was born in the crucible of fire and conflict. His chief tormentor/protector — Big Brother Almighty. For more on Errth...Show More