Revisiting The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Anthony Griffith - Anthony Griffith

“I got two important phone calls: one was from the talent coordinator for The Tonight Show... and the second call was that my daughter's doctor.”

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Revisiting The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Anthony Griffith

This week, we're rediscovering one of the most memorable Moth stories ever told, “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times,” told by Anthony Griffith, in honor of his new book. We follow up with Anthony in a brand new interview about the day he told this story and his life afterwards. Behind the Laughter, A Comedian’s Tale of Tragedy and Hope is available now wherever you buy your books. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s long time artistic director, Catherine Burns.


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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

by Anthony Griffith

A comic must earn his living as a clown while suffering the ultimate heartbreak.

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Anthony performing on The Tonight Show.

Anthony Griffith sits down and speaks with The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns.