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The Liars Club Oddcast

A bunch of people who make stuff up for a living, interviewing other people who make stuff up for a living. All while drinking beer and wine in the middle of the day. What could possibly go wrong? Join us for a lively round of lies and exaggerations featuring everyone from NY Times Bestselling authors to National Book Award finalists to debut novelists, screenwriters, actors and more. Hosted by The Liars Club. Sorry, not responsible for the truthiness of any content, because, Liars. Pants currently on fire. Ouch.

Dec 6, 2019

The first in our series of #tbt Rewinds features Academy Award winning composer and arranger Joe Renzetti. From Leon Redbone to Barry Manilow. From albums to films to his online curated music library envision-music.info. Joe Renzetti gives us the inside scoop about writing for, and working with, top actors and singers...


Nov 29, 2019

Michael Ventrella is an author, editor, speaker and lawyer. His latest non fiction book is How to Argue the Constitution with a Conservative from Gray Rabbit Publications, featuring artwork from Pulitzer-Prize winning editorial cartoonist Darrin Bell. Anthologies include Baker Street Irregulars (co-edited with New York...


Nov 16, 2019

This week an interview with award-winning publisher/editor/and now bookstore owner Gavin Grant. His publishing house, Small Beer Press, started in 2000 with a story collection, Stranger Things Happen, which Salon named a “Book of the Year,” and The Village Voice proclaimed as one of its 25 Best Books. He...


Nov 9, 2019

John Vercher is a novelist, short story writer and essayist whose fiction and nonfiction dealing with issues of race, identity, and parenting has appeared in Entropy Magazine, Cognoscenti, NPR and WBUR. His acclaimed debut novel, Three-Fifths, won starred reviews from Booklist and Library Journal and praise from...


Nov 1, 2019

Today on the Oddcast, an authors’ roundtable on the writing life: work/life balance, rejection, finding an agent, dealing with publishers, deciding what to write about, crossing genres and more. With Oddcast cohosts Gregory Frost, Kelly Simmons, Merry Jones, Keith Strunk & Jon McGoran. Recorded live at Philadelphia...