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Jim Gaffigan is fat

Talk of Iowa, hosted by Charity Nebbe

Comedian Jim Gaffigan started his career discussing life as a single guy in New York. Now Gaffigan is married and lives with his five kids in a two bedroom, five-floor walk-up apartment in Manhattan.

Host Charity Nebbe talks with the comic about his book "Dad is fat" which explores the complexities of fatherhood as well as the pros and cons of a delicacy known as the "Hot Pocket."

This conversation was originally produced in June 2013.


  • Jim Gaffigan, comedian and author of the book "Dad is Fat"
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River