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January 26, 2019
Al and Willie wrap up the season right where they started – with each other. After 30 years of friendship, their origin story is finally revealed.
January 26, 2019
Season 2, Episode 7: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 2) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
January 26, 2019
Season 2, Episode 6: John Coffey Refuses to Save the World (Part 1) John Coffey, the character from The Green Mile, discovers he is a Magical Negro. He is told he has to play his part and if he doesn’t, the universe will fall apart. But what if John refuses? Will the world end? Are we all destined to play the roles we are cast? Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
January 7, 2019
Season 2, Episode 5: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America This episode of Errthang features Kiese Laymon’s memoir about growing up as a young black man in the South. The piece is performed by a small group of young black men Al mentored in their youth. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
January 7, 2019
Season 2, Episode 4: The Good Guy Myth Al goes deep exploring the "good guy’s” relationship to the #MeToo movement, through a story about his old friend, Louis. After the story, Al sits down with feminist commentator Kimberly Foster of For Harriet, to talk about the story, Rape Culture, and how to move forward. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
January 7, 2019
Season 2, Episode 3: No Ordinary Love Al and Willie tell stories about fatherhood. Al’s story is about being a black father to a white kid, while Willie talks about teaching his son how to handle a bully. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
January 7, 2019
Season 2, Episode 2: What the Hell is Wrong with Al? Al recounts when he went to a protest to report the news, but became the news. Letson saved a right-wing protester from a vicious beating by Antifa. This episode is about why he did it, how it all happened, and how he felt afterwards. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
January 7, 2019
Season 2, Episode 1: 808s and 3 Heartbreaks Errthang is back with season two and Al tells the stories of three excruciating heartbreaks, that will leave you laughing. Errthang is a production of Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, and is funded in part by the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Special thanks to WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida.
July 9, 2018
Errthang Season 2 is on Radiotopia! Check it out at https://radiotopia.fm/showcase/errthang the whole season is up so binge away!
November 10, 2015
After performing in Jacksonville for several years, Al finally breaks into the big time with an off-Broadway show. But when he gets invited to a dinner with a wealthy couple, things don’t go as expected. For more from Errthang, visit errthangshow.com.
October 6, 2015
Errthang’s first radio theatre piece takes us to Texas, specifically to death row, where a press secretary is haunted by the executions he has had to watch. Music Courtesies: “There’s Probably No Time” by Chris Zabriskie: http://bit.ly/1uVGLVQ “After Midnight” by Kai Engel: http://bit.ly/1OiwnU2 For more Errthang, visit http://errthangshow.com
September 11, 2015
The Errthang crew brings in international storyteller Derek Coghlan. Derek has traveled the world and has had some interesting encounters. In this story he travels to the land down under and has an unlikely meeting. For more Errthang, visit http://errthangshow.com
August 6, 2015
We’re back! After a short hiatus, the team gets back to work on what may be Al Letson’s most vulnerable and hard story. Get ready, and take deep breaths. For more, visit our website at errthangshow.com
June 24, 2015
In the second episode of Errthang, host Al Letson and his trusty sidekick Willie Evans Jr. dive into the world of Nerdom and spins stories with their favorite comic book writers, Matt Fraction, David Walker, and Kelly Sue DeConnick. Don’t like or have an opinion on comic books? Well get ready because Letson and company will turn you into true believers with stories filled with the funk, sex criminals, and ass-kicking feminists. For more, visit our website at http://errthangshow.com
May 19, 2015
Our first podcast of Errthang is an origin story. Because every superhero needs an origin story. Our mild-mannered host Al Letson was born in the crucible of fire and conflict. His chief tormentor/protector — Big Brother Almighty. For more on Errthang visit our website at http://errthangshow.com
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