On this episode of Fresh Air, Al Franken talks about his recent USO tour of Iraq. He took along the comedy writer Andy Breckman, who has written for Late Night with David Letterman and SNL. Breckman also created the TV show Monk.
Here Breckman talks to Terry Gross about Monk.
Here's a Breckman joke from George Meyer's legendary humor magazine Army Man:
The earthquake in Armenia was a horrible, horrible tragedy. But there was a brighter side that most of the news reports overlooked. For about sixteen seconds, bowling scores in the area increased dramatically.