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Host and Head Writer, Wits, American Public Media

Host, head writer, Tom Waits, and Murder Cat on @Wits and the Home Dunk podcast. DEAR LUKE, WE NEED TO TALK, DARTH is my book, now on sale

David Schwimmer movies that could plausibly exist and be on Netflix right now — Oh, Great! (1997) - Schwim plays Charles Great, an advertising executive known for his biting sarcasm. After an encounter with a hobo (really a wizard) in an alley, his sarcasm is replaced by flattering sincerity. And oh what problems THAT causes! Anne Heche co-stars. 93 min.

Cat people vs. dog people — So I'm very casually in the market for another dog. My family really enjoys our current dog, Dave, but Dave has never had a dog so we figure he'd enjoy having one around as well. Might even go with a puppy so he can learn our strange ways at a young age.

Episode #31: Sean Doolittle Throws Into a Sock — John Moe and Mike Fotis discuss Adrian Peterson's camel-riding party entrance, play Steve Miller Band or NCAA Men's Basketball Coach, and praise John Urschel's math wizardry. Then John and Sean Doolittle talk rehab and needless apostrophes.

A Letter to Elton John From the Office of the NASA Administrator. — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences A Letter to Elton John From the Office of the NASA Administrator. Dear Mr. John, This letter is to inform you of your termination from the NASA astronaut program. Our decision comes after a great deal of deliberation, and while we take no pleasure in terminating you, we felt it was the only choice we had.

Episode #30: Joe Mande on the NBA, Parks and Rec, and Shaq’s Finest Hour — Parks & Rec's Joe Mande talks to John about who would play Kevin Garnett, Kevin Love, and Ricky Rubio on TV, and pays tribute to Shaquille O' Neal's work in the movie Kazaam.

The Murder Cat Rules

Episode #29: John Darnielle on Boxing, Wrestling, and James Brown — Episode #29: John Darnielle on Boxing, Wrestling, and James Brown John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats explains why songwriters are like boxers, and why his new album, Beat the Champ, is all about professional wrestling.

Episode #28: Jerry Stackhouse on His 18-Year Career, the Trade Deadline, and Punching Christian Laettner — John Moe chats with NBA veteran Jerry Stackhouse and checks in with Mike Fotis on LeBron James, James Harden, kicks to the swimsuit area, and the Dragic brothers (Zoran and Goran), the OTHER Dragic brothers (basketball prodigy Scorin, sleepy one Snorin...) and the hockey trade deadline.

A Guide to Staying Warm — A Guide to Staying Warm : Weekend America's John Moe wanted to find out how to get warm and stay warm outside no matter what the thermometer said. He explores precisely how to dress (and how much it will cost you) and what techniques to employ to insure that you'll be able to spend some time this weekend in the great outdoors.

Episode #27: Dan Savage’s Advice for the Knicks — Episode #27: Dan Savage's Advice for the Knicks Phil Jackson's cryptic tweets caused John Moe to reach out to advice columnist Dan Savage about maintaining healthy relationships - in marriage, at work, and most importantly, on the New York Knicks. Also, John and Mike Fotis ponder what, exactly, is motivating Kevin Garnett's desire to own the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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May 22, 2015

RT @wits: Thank you @KUT and @KUTX for sponsoring our #wits show at the BEAUTIFUL @ParamountAustin - we had such a great time here!!

May 21, 2015

Austin has an amazing number of ATMs. People around here must love $3.50 service charges.

May 21, 2015

The Paramount in Austin is beautiful. If I could play old-timey theaters the rest of my life, that…

May 21, 2015

You know who always celebrated Red Nose Day? W. C. FIELDS! #twitter (he had alcoholism)

May 21, 2015

RT @KUT: KUT’s @maasdinero & @johnmoe of @wits talk comedy, ‘sloppy seconds,’ & the 'magical fairy of public radio’ |

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