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Caption: Gary Shteyngart on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode gets a "fresh start" with author Gary Shteyngart, comedian Hari Kondabolu, and world champion fly caster Maxine McCormick, with music ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: :00
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Bob Kustra talks with Novelist Jonathan Evison about "Lawn Boy"

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:11
Caption: Colin O'Brady , Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode "breaks the ice" with world record-breaking adventurer Colin O'Brady, author Dani Shapiro, and comedian Chris Garcia, with music from ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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In this episode of ThinkRadio Presents ThinkPlanet host Alan Wartes presents part 2 of his conversation with author and educator Sean Prentiss.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Roger Reeves on Live Wire
This episode "faces the music" in Austin, Texas with poet Roger Reeves and LeAnn Mueller & Ali Clem of La Barbeque, with music from Charley Crockett.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Bob Kustra interviews Rick Bass about his book "The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes"

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: Matteo Lane, Credit: Meryl Schenker
This episode "goes rogue" with The Everywhereist blogger Geraldine DeRuiter, comedian Matteo Lane, and vegan chef Makini Howell, with music from Va...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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In this episode of ThinkRadio Presents ThinkPlanet host Alan Wartes spoke with author Sean Prentiss.

Bought by KBUT


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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James Lee Burke discusses his 22nd novel in the Dave Robicheaux mystery series, "The New Iberia Blues." He also reads a short passage.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Abdi Nor Iftin on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode makes some "great escapes" with writer and former circus fire-eater Tessa Fontaine, memoirist and visa lottery winner Abdi Nor Iftin, ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Hanif Abdurraqib on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode is all about "buggin' out" with music writer Hanif Abdurraqib, author and podcaster Nora McInerny, and comedian Note Davis, with music...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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An interview with Ray McPadden, author of the war novel, "And the Whole Mountain Burned." He also reads a short passage.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KANW and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 42:26
  • Purchases: 2
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
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
Caption: Paul F. Tompkins on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode takes us inside and out of the "comfort zone" with comedian Paul F. Tompkins, writer Ijeoma Oluo, and hip hop artist Open Mike Eagle.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Ian Karmel on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks "living the dream" with comedian Ian Karmel, radio host Al Letson, and satirist Caitlin Kunkel, with music from Laura Gibson.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Calista Flockhart and T.R. Knight star in Chekhov's masterpiece.

Bought by KKRN, WNJR, WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 19
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A classic story about the passage of time and the survival of hope.

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


  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Hanif Abdurraqib on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode examines "breakthroughs" with writer Hanif Abdurraqib, comedian Beth Stelling, and Dr. Mary Zelinski, with music from John Craigie.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Dan Savage on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode unpacks "the morning after" with sex and relationship columnist Dan Savage, journalist and writer Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, and comed...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Casey Charles discusses his book, The Monkey Cages, a novel inspired by the 1955 Bosie, ID homosexuality scandal. He also reads a poem from his boo...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KWMR


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 3
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Rita Sommers-Flanagan discusses her novel, Boomers. She also reads two short passages.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Matt Young on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks about getting "in over your head" with Marine-turned-writer Matt Young, Portland non-profit leader Brandi Tuck, and comedian Kat...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: John Hodgman on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode considers the "hand-me-down" with author and humorist John Hodgman, writer RJ Young, and founder of "She Shreds" magazine Fabi Reyna, ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59