comedy en President Obama Sits Between Two Ferns <p>The head of the <a href="">U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee says the CIA improperly accessed computers</a> used by congressional staff.&nbsp; What comes next?</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:16:22 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 37479 at President Obama Sits Between Two Ferns News Buzz <p>Host Ben Kieffer gets the latest on news from around Iowa.&nbsp; MidAmerican Energy gives an update on the power outage which left almost 40,000 Des Moines-area residents in the dark. IPR's Joyce Russell discusses changes to the problematic Toledo Juvenile Home.&nbsp; The DNR has a new report which looks at drought conditions in Iowa.&nbsp; Also, Dubuque native Brooks Wheelan joins the cast of "Saturday Night Live."</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:39:43 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden & Emily Woodbury 29416 at News Buzz Jim Gaffigan is Fat <div class="chat in"><div class="msg 1st">Comedian Jim Gaffigan started his career discussing life as a single guy in New York.&nbsp; Now Gaffigan is married and lives with his five kids in a two bedroom, five-floor walk-up apartment in Manhattan. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:29:54 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 22315 at Jim Gaffigan is Fat Iowa's Growing Comedy Scene <p><span class="userContent">Host Charity Nebbe talks comedy all hour today on Talk of Iowa. Sketch, improvisation, standup...comedians in Iowa are working to foster more home-grown performances in the state.</span> Joining the program are actors from Banana Punch, a sketch comedy group from Des Moines, performers in the latest Iowa improv showcase, "The Revolver Comedy Revue", and several stand-up comedians across the state. Join the conversation for some laughs, <span class="userContent">and to find out more about Iowa's up-and-coming comedy scene.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 16:52:20 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Charity Nebbe 20368 at Iowa's Growing Comedy Scene