Month: August 2011

Nick Ashford and Jerry Lieber Obit

Murray Horwitz, lyricist, director and Tony Award-winning playwright, joins Jamila to remember the songwriting legends Nick Ashford and Jerry Lieber, who died hours apart from one another.  Horwitz knew and worked with both artists.


Paul Provenza “Satiristas”

“Satiristas: Comedians, Contrarians, Raconteurs & Vulgarians,” is the book by Paul Provenza and Dan Dion in which comedians talk about life and the world as they see it.  Provenza says some of the most profound observances should be attributed to the folks tasked with making us laugh.