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Wait Wait…Carl Hiaasen Will Tell You: America's Best Satirist Talks Golf and Obscure Winter Sports on NPR
Interviews | February 07, 2011

Wait Wait…Carl Hiaasen Will Tell You: America's Best Satirist Talks Golf and Obscure Winter Sports on NPR

Award-winning author and Lavin speaker Carl Hiaasen recently appeared on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! — the “game show” where famous guests answer random questions. It was a perfect platform for Carl’s brand of observational humor. The Pulitzer Prize-nominated columnist talked about Florida’s innate weirdness, his problematic return to the game of golf, and a host of other quirky subjects. The quiz portion, though, focused on something the proud Sunshine State native wouldn’t know much about: the obscure winter sports of more Northern climes. His droll demeanor and lightning-quick wit had the live audience laughing with every answer — proof that Carl Hiaasen, as we’ve been touting for years, is one of the funniest and most interesting speakers around. Listen to Carl, via NPR, below:




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Photo of Carl Hiaasen courtesy of Fenia Hiaasen.
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