Chris Chester–author of “Providence Of A Sparrow: Lessons From A Life Gone To The Birds,” an acclaimed, award-winning memoir of sorts–discusses this gorgeously-written & poignant chronicle of rescuing and then living with a house sparrow named B., the extraordinary impact this singular bird had on him (and anyone else who met B.), including the seismic shift B. created in the way Chris & his wife Rebecca lived their lives, which continues to this day with 17 birds living in their home.
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COMEDY CORNER: Mitch Hedberg’s “Koalas” (snippet) R.I.P., Mitch. [www.MitchHedberg.net]
MUSIC: U2’s “An Cat Dubh” (“The Black Cat” in Gaelic), Adrian Legg’s “Cuckoo Shuffle,” Charlie Parker’s “Chasing The Bird,” instrumentals
NAME THAT ANIMAL TUNE: Rolling Stones’ “Wild Horses”