Created and hosted by Chris Duffy and produced by Pretty Good Friends, each episode features an expert in a specialized field. Through games, sketches, and hilariously misguided guesses, three comedians try to figure out what our expert studies all day. Over the course of the show, we hear about the latest findings and why their field is important.
You’re the Expert brings academic research out of the Ivory Tower and into your iPhone. Too often, only a narrow community is made aware of important research and discoveries. At the same time, there’s a huge audience for comedy, but the subject matter can be frivolous. You’re the Expert bridges these worlds in a show that’s laugh-out-loud funny but also packed full of meaningful information.
You’re the Expert is a live show. Recommended by PBS NOVA, the Boston Globe, Washington Post, and TimeOut New York, we hold monthly live tapings in Cambridge, MA and New York City and tour across the country. The Onion A.V. Club wrote that in You’re the Expert, “education and enlightenment are the grand prizes lying behind the velvet curtain, and anyone listening to the episode can win.”
Join us for our 2017 Headlining Event at the Maine Science Festival as we present a live taping of Public Radio’s “You’re The Expert” a public radio program on 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR station. YTE uses comedy to make academic research more accessible and exciting. Through game show segments and hilariously misguided guesses, a panel […]