About This Show
COVERED is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Harry Marks about writers and their books. Whether it's fiction or non, short stories or long, sweeping epics, Harry digs down in each episode to learn the stories behind the stories, the whys and hows of their creation, and what readers and aspiring authors can learn from the process.
Most Recent Episode
S3E14 – Chris Smith, THE DAILY SHOW (THE BOOK): AN ORAL HISTORY
Synopsis: On the season 3 finale, Harry talks with Chris Smith about his book, The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History, which features interviews with Jon Stewart, the cast, crew, and past guests about their time on The Daily Show. They also talk about Jon’s confrontation with Billy Joel, Lin Manuel Miranda’s love of the book, Chris’s insane six month deadline to catalogue dozens of interviews spanning a 20-year history of the show, and the Daily Show’s legacy on late-night television.
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