Category Archives: Comedy

Mariah Carey on Craft!

It’s another A-lister on Craft: Mariah Carey! Listen in for exciting news on her new career in the Rockin’ New Year.   A HUGE thank you to the inestimable Shawn Gould and ayote&olympic hiphop hard by Annon (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under … Continue reading

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Arch City Comedy Festival performer Tim Northern

Comedian Tim Northern is a featured performer for the 2016 Arch City Comedy Festival and he recently talked to Craft humor correspondent Samantha Tucker about his life, his comedy, and the best city for humor. Catch him here and then … Continue reading

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“Weird Al”: still the best way I know Michael Jackson songs

“Weird Al” Yankovic’s Mandatory World Tour will tear the roof off the Palace Theater in Columbus on July 6. I got a chance to talk to the man behind “Eat It,” “White and Nerdy,” and tons of other songs that … Continue reading

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Guest host Whimsy Slattershot talks with Tony Anderson about surviving The Road

Thinking about a family vacation? Guest Tony Anderson has pretty of great advice about what to take with you before you pull out of the driveway. Warning: some of Tony’s ideas may not be legal in all states. http://www.crafttheshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Craft_2016-6-15-Survivalist-1.mp3Podcast: Play … Continue reading

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Samantha Tucker: so funny, you’ll have a kidney stone

-Andy Ross Ever wonder about the etiquette of nudity in a Korean spa? Samantha Tucker, a humorist and essayist enrolled in Ohio State’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, has the answer. In her first collection of essays, … Continue reading

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Get Wicked with Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire is the author of the bestselling novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a reimagining of the Wizard of Oz told from the Wicked Witch’s point of view. It’s also the basis … Continue reading

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October 24 Comedy special

Back by unpopular demand: an hour of Craft on the mighty WCBE! Featuring Sarah Vowell, performers from the 2015 Columbus Improv Festival, and Ohio State University comics, it will broadcast at 3 pm on October 24 – unless you know … Continue reading

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How Do You Pronounce Sumukh Torgalkar?

His new album “The Mispronunciation of Sumukh Torgalkar” (iTunes) was a hit on iTunes Comedy and Sumukh Torgalkar has been touring around the country from his base in Columbus, Ohio, as well as at the Arch City Comedy Festival. Listen in … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Paula Poundstone?

You’ve heard her on “Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me,” seen her HBO comedy special, or watched her animated character “Forgetter Paula” in Disney Pixar’s “Inside Out.” But how well do you really know Paula Poundstone? Listen to our interview so you … Continue reading

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Stewart Huff – On the Road and in Danger

Comedian Stewart Huff, also in town September 3-5 with the Arch City Comedy Festival, has an unusual approach to comedy. First he’s on the road for hundreds of dates per year, hitting comedy clubs across the US. Second, he describes it … Continue reading

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