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Explain the Meaning of Life

Steve Scher
09/03/2008 at 9:00 a.m.

What is the meaning of life? It's an age old question that we'd like you to tackle this hour. Just what is your "reason" for being here? It could be a lofty reason, or one that is ever so small. A serious notion or a humorous take. Join us this hour as we have a little fun with life's big question. Email Weekday or call during the show 1.800.289.KUOW.


Mike Daisey is a monologist and author. The New York Times calls him "the master storyteller" and "one of the finest solo performers of his generation" for his many monologues, including "How Theater Failed America," "Invincible Summer," "The Ugly American," and "21 Dog Years." He has been heard on the BBC, NPR and the National Lampoon Radio Hour. Currently he's a commentator for PRI's Studio 360 and NPR's Day To Day, a contributor to WIRED, Slate and Salon, a web contributor to Vanity Fair and Radar Magazine. He is author of the book "21 Dog Years: A Cubedweller's Tale." His second book, "Great Men of Genius," is forthcoming. His first play for other actors, "The Moon is a Dead World," will be staged at Annex Theater this spring.

Connie Kelliher is a spokesperson for the International Association of Machinists.

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