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.
About the Author
Host ROBERT KRULWICH is an award-winning correspondent for NPR’s Science Desk and co-hosts WNYC’s NPR-distributed scientific documentary series Radio Lab. He has been called "the most inventive network reporter in television" by TV Guide. His own humorous outlook on the news can be seen in“Backfire,” a semi-fictional year-in-review Krulwich hosts with friends Jane Curtin, Buck Henry and Tony Hendra.
Internationally acclaimed, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly, and, unlike other media, NPR’s audience continues to grow. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.
“Some of the funniest moments by the funniest people—Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Lily Tomlin, Sarah Silverman, and more—make their way into this audiobook.”