Josh Ritter: Not a Kid Anymore

Interview & Performance

Friday, February 25, 2011

Josh Ritter, Greene Space Josh Ritter in WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space (Stephanie F. Black)

Josh Ritter says that his 2010 album So Runs the World Away is evidence that he's not a kid anymore. He tells Kurt about feeling grown up when he was 8 years-old and, as he gets older, wanting to protect the childlike part of himself. And Ritter reveals the secret to curing his writer's block: New York City's late night armada of garbage trucks.

 

 

 

 

Josh Ritter performs "Change of Time."

Josh Ritter performs "The Curse."

    Music Playlist
  1. The Curse
    Artist: Josh Ritter
    Album: So Runs the World Away
    Label: Peformed Live in WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space
    Purchase: Amazon
  2. Change of Time
    Artist: Josh Ritter
    Album: So Runs the World Away
    Label: Peformed Live in WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space
    Purchase: Amazon

Guests:

Josh Ritter

Comments [3]

Michael from Studio 360

Hi Greear,

You'd think all that creativity, talent, and a common last name would point towards a relation, but there's no family connection between Josh Ritter and the late John Ritter. John's son, Jason Ritter, is also an actor, though, and is roughly the same age as Josh.

Michael

Feb. 28 2011 05:33 PM
Rita Zuckerman from Hudson Valley

Josh Ritter is an amazing performer. I've been fortunate to see him 3 times live in venues in Westchester NY. If he's in your area- treat yourself .

Feb. 27 2011 11:28 AM
Greear Cossitt from MclEan, VA

Is Josh Ritter related to John Ritter, the actor (who was in 'Three's A Crowd')? Thanks.

Feb. 26 2011 02:41 PM

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