Episode 243. Meet Scott Simon

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Reduced Shakespeare Company PodcastBroadcaster, journalist, novelist, inveterate tweeter, and now (gasp) playwright, National Public Radio’s Scott Simon discusses his recent novels, upcoming projects, and the degree to which his Chicago background informs his work. Featuring Scott’s tribute to the Windy City, insight into the intriguing differences between his various jobs, a special appearance by comedian Tim Minchin, surprising empathy towards lowly life forms, and reflection on anchoring the live broadcast of the events of 9/11. (MP3. Length 20:47)