The Short List
Shalom writes a lot about his strict religious upbringing, which doesn't sound like it'd be much fun. But somehow he makes these stories into funny little O'Henry-like fables. If you've never heard him, start with Blessing Bee in show 281.
Act One. Chronicle Of A Death Foretold.
397: 2010Jan 1, 2010
Act Four. Man In The Mirror.
384: Fall GuyJun 25, 2009
Act Five. Chicken Coop For The Soul.
369: Poultry Slam 2008Nov 28, 2008
Act Four. Paradise Lost.
362: Got You PeggedAug 21, 2008
Act Two. You’re Willing To Sacrifice Our Love.
354: Mistakes Were MadeApr 17, 2008
Commandments One, Two, And Three. Honor God.
332: The Ten CommandmentsMay 3, 2007
Act Two. America, The Ad Campaign.
322: Shouting Across the DivideDec 15, 2006
Act Three. Waiting For Joe.
318: With Great PowerOct 5, 2006
Act Three. Giving Up The Ghosts.
283: Remember MeFeb 25, 2005
Act Three. Oedipus Hex.
281: My Big BreakJan 21, 2005
Act Two. God And Hockey.
258: Leaving the FoldJan 30, 2004