The strength of the Wits series is the pairing of seemingly disparate but surprisingly complementary entertainers — goth-tinged British literary icon Neil Gaiman and Idaho-born folk rocker Josh Ritter, for an extreme example from last season. But for the latest installment, the Wits crew, led by host John Moe and musical guide John Munson, takes it the other direction by bringing in a duo who are not only perfectly matched but well acquainted. Comedian Paul F. Tompkins and pop songstress Aimee Mann are both regulars at Largo, the L.A. cabaret where musicians and standups intermingle, and which is one of the hubs of alternative comedy. Tompkins is a raconteur whose latest... More >>>