Political humorist Will Durst tries to discuss California politics but David won’t shut up about declaring war on England. Durst, according to the New York Times, is “quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.”
Greg Proops and David talk Whose Line Is It Anyway? Hash, Humility, The Human Brain, Synapses, Speed, Keeping Sharp, Getting Older, Acting Class, Northern California, Chronic, San Francisco, Skunk, Amsterdam, Senior Moments, THC, Improv, Kaya, Euthanasia, and BP.
As a standing Pitzer College tradition, the graduating senior class selects its keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony.
In 2009 the senior class selected David Feldman. Here is a bootleg recording of David’s speech.
David’s commentary for Pacifica Radio’s “Jimmy Dore Show.” 90.7 FM in Los Angeles.
Here are some outtakes and bloopers from last month’s episode with Patton Oswalt. Also Ben Zelevansky.
Plus poetry from Jim Earl as performed by Jimmy Dore.
David Wild is a Contributing Editor to Rolling Stone, and a best-selling author. Wild’s best-selling books include 1994’s “Friends: The Official Companion,” 2000’s “The Showrunners” and 2004’s “Friends: ‘Til The End.” His most recent works include “And The Grammy Goes To. . . ” — the official book of the Grammy’s 50th Anniversary — and “He Is. . . I Say: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Neil Diamond.”
Wild has also written liner notes essays for dozens of artists including the Rolling Stones (Forty Licks), Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra (Duets), Simon & Garfunkel, Eagles, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Randy Newman, Van Halen and Van Morrison. Wild was also the host of Bravo’s acclaimed music interview series Musicians.