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June 26, 2024: WondLa's Funner Cabaret

Amherst author and illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi has another TV adaptation headed our way. We chat with him about his inspirations for the original series, “WondLa,” just before its premiere on Apple + TV.

Friend of the show and comedian John Hodgman says that summertime is the funtime, and we’ll hear about his work curating the Solid Sound festival, which we’ll be at this weekend. He tells us about his comedy work and all the laughs we’ll have this Saturday at his Comedy Cabaret.

Funner times or the funnest of times? It could be both if you let it, or so we’ll find out from Word Nerd Emily Brewster, senior editor at Merriam-Webster.

Christopher “Monte'' Belmonte is host and executive producer of NEPM's The Fabulous 413. He was born and raised in Massachusetts and has been a radio host in western Massachusetts for the last 20 years — the last 17 of them as host of Mornings with Monte on The River 93.9/WRSI.
Kaliis Smith is a radio host and producer for NEPM's The Fabulous 413. She was most recently host and producer at The River 93.9/WRSI where she appeared on Mornings with Monte for the Nerdwatch segment and hosted weekday evenings.