In January, the radio show “This American Life” ran an excerpt from monologist Mike Daisey’s show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” but now it’s retracted the segment after Rob Schmitz, a reporter for another radio show, “Marketplace,” discovered that many of Daisey’s claims were false. The show includes a highly emotional interview with Daisey about the discrepancies.

KQED Radio 88.5 will also air the show at 12 p.m.

We’ve been covering the story — more in these posts:

The script of the entire “Steve Jobs” show is available at Daisey’s web site (pdf).


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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