© 2021 Iowa Public Radio
IPR20012_Website_Header_Option2_NewsNavy.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Hey Buddy: A Comedian's Letters Home

516MuhX2rtL.jpg
Nathan Timmel
/
Book cover photo: Hey Buddy: Dubious Advice From Dad

Nathan Timmel is a stand-up comedian, which means he can often be away from home on weekends traveling.  Years ago, he decided that time away could include writing letters to reflect on family events and moments.  

After Timmel first became a dad, he wrote letters to his daughter which were published in It's OK to Talk to Animals: (and Other Letters from Dad). Now he is a a father of two kids, and he has been writing advice for a son.  Those letters are published in Hey Buddy: Dubious Advice From Dad.

Timmel joins host Charity Nebbe for the first portion of this Talk of Iowa program.

Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa