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Chapter 30: William Faulkner, featuring Thomas Lennon

Chapter 30: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Nobel Laureate William Faulkner (Thomas Lennonto the podcast, recorded live at The Brave Theatre in San Francisco as part of SketchFest 2014. 

NOTE: The sound on this episode is not, shall we say, "good."  So be sure to plant your earbuds, water them with volume, and let the audio blossom!

Photo: Liezl Estipona

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Category:comedy -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

  • Any plans to fix the audio? It's unlistenable - even at full volume with earbuds in. Was so looking forward to PFT and Thomas Lennon - they're both the FUNNIEST.

    posted by: UnHappyComedyFan on 2014-05-16 19:00:20

  • AAAUUUUGGH... One of my favorite writers, one of my favorite comedians. Curse you, Abernathy!

    posted by: Effigy_Power on 2014-05-14 21:13:07

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