The Internet version of this episode contains un-bleeped curse words. If you prefer, here is a bleeped version.
In New York, like in lots of cities, you can call 3-1-1 for help with city services, but there's lots of things that people call in for that operators don't have answers for. And so they improvise. (4 minutes)
Tig Notaro is a comedian who’s been on our show before, and last year she went on a tour that was filmed. It was a strange tour. She and a Canadian comic named Jon Dore were going around the country, performing in people’s living rooms and back yards. This was a real tour, booked in advance. Nancy Updike saw the film, and has this story. Tig's "Boyish Girl Interrupted" tour continues in January and February. (4 minutes)