We’re as mad as hell, but we’ll keep on taking it for a bit longer.
It’s the season finale of Season 2! And we dedicate an entire episode to the abyss that is The Media. What is The Media? Noah can’t quite figure it out. Here to help us, we’re joined by comedian Andrew Reid, news correspondent Peter Oliver and musician Teresa Bergman. We research magazines about Kevins, an old timey newspaperman interviewing at Upworthy, creating our own clickbait listicle, being rude to Greg Kinnear, trolling the news media, and Peter Oliver stitches up his own arm. Plus, Teresa Bergman lays down some amazing acoustic tunes!
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Teresa Bergman is not your average girly with a guitar. Drawing inspiration from the world of blues, improvisation, swing, cabaret and good quality pop, her songs incorporate a bit of everything. A native of New Zealand, her latest album “Birds of a Feather” highlights her eclectic fusion of acoustic-folk, funk and jazz.
Peter Oliver is a journalist, broadcaster and a lover of cricket. He is currently RT Internationals Europe correspondent. Peter has covered politics and events all over the world including the Kyrgyz civil war, the Egyptian revolution, the Pussy Riot trial, and most recently the economic crisis in Greece.
Andrew Reid is an improv comedian from the city of Guelph, Canada. In Berlin he can be seen performing improv with the groups Good Luck, Barbara! and ComedySportz. He has brown hair, enjoys the idea of salads, and tries to be polite.
piffle! is written, produced and hosted by Josh & Noah Telson
Additional writing by Dan Stern (http://nightshowberlin.com)
Guests: Andrew Reid, Peter Oliver, Teresa Bergman
Wise Men and Baby Voice by Teresa Bergman
piffle! theme by Brooks Rocco