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Saturday, January 14 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Crybabies with Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre and special guests Dave Hill, Mary Roach and Adam Savage

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Crybabies is a deeply funny, often intimate, and surprisingly moving podcast about the things that make us cry. Hosts Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre interview guests Dave Hill, Mary Roach, Adam Savage, and more in this live SF Sketchfest podcast taping. They’ll discuss the music, books, movies, television, and other cultural cues that make them weepy. You’ll want to bring some tissues for this one! $25

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Dave Hill

Host of the new “The Goddamn Dave Hill Show” on WFMU, author of "Tasteful Nudes," and a contributor to "This American Life," comedian and face-melting guitarist Dave Hill has been a fixture for years in the New York alt-comedy scene. He has appeared on MTV, Comedy Central, BBC-America, VH1, Adult Swim, Sundance Channel, TLC, Current TV and Spike TV networks, and has written for New York Times, GQ, Salon, VICE, McSweeney's, HBO, Blender, the... Read More →
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Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean is the bestselling author of eight books, including "The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup;" "My Kind of Place;" "Saturday Night;" and  "Lazy Little Loafers." In 1999, she published "The Orchid Thief," a narrative about orchid poachers in Florida, which was made into the Academy Award-winning film, "Adaptation," written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze.  Her 2011 book, "Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend," was a... Read More →
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Mary Roach

Photo credit: Jen Siska | | Mary Roach is the author of the New York Times bestsellers STIFF​, GRUNT, GULP​,​ PACKING FOR MARS​, and BONK.  Mary has written for National Geographic, Wired, New Scientist, the Journal of Clinical Anatomy, and Outside,​ and h​er 2009 TED talk made the organization's 2011 Twenty Most-Watched To Date list.  She was the guest editor of the 2011 Best American Science and Nature Writing, a finalist... Read More →
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Adam Savage

Adam Savage has spent his life gathering skills that allow him to take what’s in his brain and make it real. He’s built everything from ancient Buddhas to futuristic weapons, from spaceships to dancing vegetables, from fine art sculptures to animated chocolate — and just about anything else you can think of. | | The son of a filmmaker/painter and a psychotherapist, Adam has been making his own toys since he was allowed to hold... Read More →
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Sarah Thyre

Sarah Thyre is an actress ("Strangers with Candy") and writer ("Dark at the Roots"). She co-hosts the "Crybabies" podcast with Susan Orlean on Wolfpop.com. In her spare time, she enjoys despair.



Saturday January 14, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Eureka Theatre 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111