The Dead Authors Podcast
Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Jen Kirkman, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing programs, visit
Chapter 25: Shel Silverstein, featuring Mark McConville

Chapter 25: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) gets an earful from Shel Silverstein (Mark McConville) about trees.

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Category:comedy -- posted at: 2:06am PDT

  • I would like to see some of the poses of Shel during the show; are those posted online anywhere? Thank you!

    posted by: Melissa on 2013-12-24 19:19:39

  • Please post Shel Silverstien's improvised drawings. Thank you.

    posted by: justin capaz on 2013-12-04 01:24:59

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