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Twelve-year old Eddie . . . a young Alex?
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Twelve year-old Eddie . . . a young Alex?

alex borstein


LISTEN to Alex's journey back to school and to her early days of funny. She interviews her parents and drops in on some current class clowns. As heard on Weekend All Things Considered.

LISTEN to Alex transform into her character Alison before a classroom of 6th graders.

Alex tries to make sense of the evolution in her humor as her audience changed from family to classmates to ticket-holders. She gets help from the students at John Marshall Fundamental in Pasadena, California, and meets a kindred spirit in a 12 year-old boy named Eddie.