“Sorry about my ring-back tone,” says
comedian Cy Amundson in reference to the Country music that callers hear
before his cellphone connects. “It’s on there strictly to upset certain
comedian friends of mine who are music snobs.”
“I really just wanted to try and do something nice for a good cause,” says comedian Tabari McCoy, who organized Wednesday’s Laugh Til It Helps benefit show at Go Bananas; funds raised will benefit The Cure Starts Now, in honor of the memory of Lauren Hill.
Set in the
fictional Southwestern desert town of Night Vale, the podcast — being performed live at Taft Theatre Sunday — is
presented as a radio show complete with news, weather, advertisements
and updates on local events and happenings.