Friend of the Bureau Elsa Waithe was featured on Ira Glass‘s This American Life, in the episode “The Heart Wants What It Wants,” October 30, 2015. This was recorded at Elsa’s performance at Drae Campbell‘s TELL, the 13th installment, on May 22, 2015. The theme was “Crushes.”
Listen to the recording here:
Comedian Elsa Waithe tells about going to Time’s Square to take part in the Black Lives Matter protests, and winding up with a huge crush on her arresting officer. (9 minutes)
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