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Weird Al talks about surviving in show business for 40 years and how he dealt with a very public career setback in the late '80s. Jenny Lewis digs...

Bought by WLPR, KBBI, KRSC, and KWIT


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Rabid collaborator Neko Case talks about her desire to share music with others and how music served as her companion as a child. Comedian and host ...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KRSC, and KBBI


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Comedian Stories
Selling jokes to Jay Leno for his Tonight Show monologue was always fun. Here's a fun story about it.

  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:12
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Comedian Joel Kim Booster talks about growing up as a gay Korean adoptee in a conservative Christian household and why he actually wanted homework ...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Mondo Cozmo frontman Josh Ostrander talks about being an overnight sensation...20 years in the making. He also gets into his recent visit to the Se...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: John Hodgman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode is a pledge edition of Live Wire that features writer and humorist John Hodgman, comedian Emily Heller, and poet Roger Reeves.

Bought by WQLN, KCPW, KANW, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 42:26
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Anya Yurchyshyn on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks "do-overs" with journalist and podcaster Mike Pesca, author Anya Yurchyshyn, science vlogger Lindsey Murphy, and comedian Robby ...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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"Saturday Night Live" alum and stand-up comedian Brooks Wheelan discusses his one-year stint on the show and some of the reasons he didn't make it ...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Eileen Myles on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
In this episode, we hear from two celebrated writers during the Portland Book Festival - author Luis Alberto Urrea and poet Eileen Myles. Plus, Liv...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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In this episode of ThinkRadio Presents ThinkBusiness host Alan Wartes spoke with the new managing director of Start-Up Colorado.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Wyclef Jean talks about the challenge of following up his massive success at the helm of The Fugees with something that, at the time, seemed like a...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Emily and Stella of Warpaint talk about the challenge of being a band when you're, as they call themselves "a democracy of dictators." Joan Shelley...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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We fell down a Pinterest hole and found a whole bunch of women who we'd NEVER heard about in history classes. Ching Shih, an infamous Chinese pirat...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 20:09
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A comedy classic from Neil Simon.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, WCPN, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 27
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After years away, quirky rockers Man Man are back, and frontman Ryan Kattner (a.k.a. Honus Honus) talks about how he developed his unique stage per...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Jan 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Two shorter episodes we call Brain Storms smash cut together. We explore the history of a Cretaceous frog and live births in some species of skink.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:57
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Guggenheim Fellow Charles Harper Webb reads from his collection of essays, A MILLION MFAS ARE NOT ENOUGH and shares poetry from his earlier books, ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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We've got something a little different for you this week: a tribute to The Replacements. Music journalist and author Bob Mehr — who wrote the defin...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KWIT, KRSC, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Tales From the Road in Under 5 Minutes, Credit: Comedian Jan McInnis
Comedians do believe in Karma, and when a comedian is kind of harsh with Jan, she is patient. . .and that pays off. But, yeah, it’s hard to be nice...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 03:15
Caption: Tales From the Road in Under 5 Minutes, Credit: Comedian Jan McInnis
Oprah’s show could boost your comedy career, and Jan had her crack at it! Hear how it turned out!

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
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In 2008, The Hold Steady released their seminal album "Stay Positive." To celebrate the record's 10th anniversary, this is part two of the story be...

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In 2008, The Hold Steady released their seminal album "Stay Positive." To celebrate the record's 10th anniversary, this is part one of the story be...

Bought by WLPR, KWIT, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Jack Antonoff of Bleachers, Fun, and Steel Train talks about the importance of "buying the delusion" as an artist when no one else will believe in ...

Bought by KWIT, WLPR, KBBI, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Abdi Nor Iftin on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores “Great Escapes” with writer Tessa Fontaine, comedian and actor Moses Storm, memoirist and visa lottery winner Abdi Nor Iftin,...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Matt Myers of Houndmouth talks about how Randy Newman inspired him as a songwriter, and the band gives us a live session. Plus you'll hear a guest ...

Bought by KBBI, KWIT, WLPR, and KRSC


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4