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    • The New Yorker Festival

    • Calvin Trillin Interviewed by Mark Singer
    • By: Calvin Trillin
    • Narrated by: Mark Singer
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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    This interview was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City.

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    • Piece by Piece (Unabridged Selections)

    • By: Calvin Trillin
    • Narrated by: Calvin Trillin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
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    This original recording - his first - features Trillin at his most uproarious, reading from his own articles and books. Wonderfully funny and full of surprises, this is a thoroughly satisfying, eminently entertaining, and beautifully crafted collection.

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    • New Treasury of Great Humorists

    • By: Dave Barry, Jonathan Winters, George Burns, and others
    • Narrated by: Arte Johnson, John Ritter, Art Buchwald, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
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    From the grand old man of comedy, George Burns to the up-to-the minute observations of today's everyman, Dave Barry, these great humorists share one thing in common: their very individual, often raucously funny perception of the world around them. Laugh and enjoy!

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    • Tales from The Tummy Trilogy

    • By: Calvin Trillin
    • Narrated by: Calvin Trillin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
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    Calvin Trillin proves that he is one of America's funniest food writers, while recalling his efforts to write a definitive history of the Buffalo chicken wing to his attempts to lure his older daughter back from California by finding an irresistible bagel.

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    • The New Yorker, May 10th, 2010 (Calvin Trillin, John Seabrook, Simon Schama)

    • By: Calvin Trillin, John Seabrook, Simon Schama
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
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    "Three-Way Race", by Simon Schama; "Hef's Peak", by Dana Goodyear; "Make My Day", by Tad Friend; "Incident in Dodge City", by Calvin Trillin; "The Last Babylift", by John Seabrook; and "Fighting Form", by Anthony Lane.

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    • Thalia Book Club: Chast! Menaker! Trillin!

    • By: Roz Chast, Calvin Trillin, Daniel Menaker
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik, Jane Curtin, Reg Rogers
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    Roz Chast brings her brilliant, hilarious artwork to No Fair! No Fair! and Other Jolly Poems of Childhood by Calvin Trillin and The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense by Daniel Menaker, as well as her own memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?. Join us for a conversation moderated by Adam Gopnik (The New Yorker) between the artist and authors, plus readings by Jane Curtin and Reg Rogers (The Knick).

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    • Thalia Book Club: Chast! Menaker! Trillin!

    • By: Roz Chast, Calvin Trillin, Daniel Menaker
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik, Jane Curtin, Reg Rogers
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    Roz Chast brings her brilliant, hilarious artwork to No Fair! No Fair! and Other Jolly Poems of Childhood by Calvin Trillin and The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense by Daniel Menaker, as well as her own memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?. Join us for a conversation moderated by Adam Gopnik ( The New Yorker) between the artist and authors, plus readings by Jane Curtin and Reg Rogers ( The Knick).

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    • 92Y Video: Andy Borowitz’s Countdown to Election 2012

    • By: Andy Borowitz, Lewis Black, Hendrik Hertzberg, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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    Andy Borowitz was here last week with friends Susie Essman, Hendrik Hertzberg, Calvin Trillin and surprise guest Lewis Black, for his Countdown to Election 2012. Before the panel took the stage, Borowitz performed a monologue on stage that had the audience, and his panel guests, in stitches.

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    • The New Yorker, October 10th 2011 (Calvin Trillin, Jane Mayer, Miranda July)

    • By: Calvin Trillin, Jane Mayer, Miranda July
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    "Euro Science", by John Lanchester; "A Waste of Energy?", by James Surowiecki; "The Golden Age", by Calvin Trillin; "State for Sale", by Jane Mayer; "Free Everything", by Miranda July; "To Catch a Beat", by Jonathan Lethem; and "Primary Suspect", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, July 25th 2011 (Alec Wilkinson, Calvin Trillin, Robert Coover)

    • By: Alec Wilkinson, Calvin Trillin, Robert Coover
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    "Empty Wallets", by George Packer; “Let’s Get Small”, by Alec Wilkinson; "Back on the Bus", by Calvin Trillin; "Matinee", by Robert Coover; and "Easy, Tiger", by David Denby.

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    • The New Yorker (Sept. 25, 2006)

    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert, James Surowiecki, Andrea Lee, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    "Untransformed" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Wagers of Sin" by James Surowiecki; "Bag Lady" by Andrea Lee; "Rag Time" by Calvin Trillin; "Dressed for Excess" by Judith Thurman; "Backstage Angst" by Tad Friend; and "Dream On" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker

    • March 22, 2006
    • By: Hendrick Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Calvin Trillin, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
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    "Disarray This" by Hendrick Hertzberg; "Launching Mr. Whitehouse" by Ben McGrath; "Alice, Off the Page" by Calvin Trillin; "Triple Threat" by Nancy Franklin; and "Unsocial Studies" by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker, March 1st, 2010 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Calvin Trillin, Steve Coll)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Calvin Trillin, Steve Coll
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    "Don't Look Back", by Steve Coll; "Squidding", by Dana Goodyear; "The Deflationist", by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Where's Chang?", by Calvin Trillin; and "Behind Bars", by Anthony Lane.

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    • The New Yorker

    • The Food Issue (September 3 & 10, 2007): Part 2
    • By: Anthony Lane, Donald Antrim, David Sedaris, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
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    "Choke", by Anthony Lane; "A Man in the Kitchen", by Donald Antrim; "Tasteless", by David Sedaris; "Spice Routes", by Jane Kramer; "The Fast Lane", by Judith Thurman; and "Three Chopsticks", by Calvin Trillin

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    • Calvin Trillin at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Calvin Trillin
    • Narrated by: Mark Singer
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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    Calvin Trillin has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1963, the year the magazine published "An Education in Georgia", his account of the desegregation of the University of Georgia. He also became the "deadline poet" at The Nation in 1990. He has written verses on current events for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and National Public Radio, and has published 25 books.

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