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Caption: John Hodgman on Live Wire, Credit: David Ryder
This episode takes a "flight of fancy" with humorist John Hodgman and podcaster Jon Mooallem, plus music from Allen Stone.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mo Rocca on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode is a pledge edition of Live Wire that features humorist Mo Rocca, filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky, and comedian Joe Zimmerman.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 47:50
Caption: Megan Phelps-Roper, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks "leaving a legacy" with writer and activist Megan Phelps-Roper, comedian Joe Kwaczala, and County Judge Xiomara Torres, plus mus...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jami Attenberg on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode keeps it "all in the family" with author Jami Attenberg, podcaster James Kim, and chef Bonnie Morales, plus music from Federale.

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Chuck Klosterman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode rethinks "social studies" with writer Chuck Klosterman and humorist Tiffany Midge, plus music from indie pop group Tacocat.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Mo Rocca on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode gets "in our feelings" with humorist and journalist Mo Rocca, poet Heather Christle, and jazz vocalist Jimmie Herrod.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Rhys Darby on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode uncovers "origin stories" with comedian Rhys Darby, comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, and theater performer Ahamefule J. Oluo, wi...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Saeed Jones on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This second episode from the 2019 Portland Book Festival celebrates being "larger than life" with poet and memoirist Saeed Jones and author Kristen...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Clyde W. Ford on Live Wire
This episode has "the last laugh" with comedian Josh Gondelman, author Clyde W. Ford, and endurance athletes Alex Borsuk & Kaytlyn Gerbin, plus mus...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Mira Jacob on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This special episode, recorded during the Portland Book Festival, lets the "truth be told" with author Tim O’Brien and writer Mira Jacob, plus musi...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Franny Choi on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode gives "poetic license" to comedian Pete Holmes and poet Franny Choi, with a performance from Pink Martini's Jimmie Herrod.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Dave Hill on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode "draws the line" with New Yorker illustrator Emily Flake and comedian Dave Hill, plus music from indie rock group Giants in the Trees.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: W. Kamau Bell on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores "other worlds" with comedian and television host W. Kamau Bell, author Karen Russell, and musician Kishi Bashi.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Irene Taylor Brodsky on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores "love languages" with filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky and poet Matthew Zapruder, plus music from Bodies on the Beach.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Paul F. Tompkins on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode unpacks "finding your voice" with comedian Paul F. Tompkins and activist Anuradha Bhagwati, plus music from Patterson Hood.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival took place in Grand Marais this past weekend. Included among a number of public events was a panel di...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 16:40
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The 29th Ig Nobel Prize ceremony took place on September 12 at Harvard University.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 16:33
Caption: Dina Nayeri on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode says there's "no place like place" with writer Dina Nayeri, author Adam Mansbach, and comedian Shain Brenden, plus music from LaRhonda...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Eula Scott Bynoe & Jeannie Yandel on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode celebrates "wild cards" with podcasters Eula Scott Bynoe & Jeannie Yandel, comedian Kurt Braunohler, and Mongol Derby winner Lara Prio...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Megan Phelps-Roper on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode interprets what it means to "leave a legacy" with writer and activist Megan Phelps-Roper, comedian Joe Kwaczala, and County Judge Xiom...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Michael Ian Black on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode discusses "getting to the point" with actor and comedian Michael Ian Black, writer Melissa Febos, and Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad,...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Chuck Klosterman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode hits the "social studies" books with writer Chuck Klosterman and humorist Tiffany Midge, plus music from indie pop group Tacocat.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Ryan O'Connell on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode examines the "figure of speech" with grammar expert Mary Norris of The New Yorker, actor and television writer Ryan O'Connell, and com...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: US Senator Jeff Merkley on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode ponders the "not too distant future" with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, poet Anis Mojgani, comedian Joe Zimmerman, and Afroviva...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Clyde W. Ford on Live Wire , Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode has "the last laugh" with comedian Josh Gondelman, author Clyde W. Ford, endurance athletes Alex Borsuk & Kaytlyn Gerbin, and music f...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:58