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Caption: Chapman & MacLain Way on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode explores "true beliefs" with filmmaking duo Chapman & MacLain Way, journalist and author Mary Pilon, comedian Ahmed Bharoocha, bee ent...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Lauren Groff on Live Wore, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode discusses "Character Building" with celebrated author Lauren Groff, writer Tommy Orange, comedian Caitlin Weierhauser, and singer-song...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Laurie Kilmartin on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episodes unmasks the "unmentionables" with comedian Laurie Kilmartin, YouTuber Gaby Dunn, and singer-songwriter Chris Staples.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Gary Shteyngart on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode touches on "Fresh Starts" with author Gary Shteyngart, comedian Hari Kondabolu, world champion fly caster Maxine McCormick, and Portla...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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
Caption: Abbi Jacobson on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode talks "Hitting the Road" with actor Abbi Jacobson from Broad City, writer Nicole Chung, and the host of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Pe...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Lindy West on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode considers the "Guilty Pleasure" with New York Times columnist Lindy West, UnREAL co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, comedian Alex Falc...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Second part in the silent series, featuring a story about tinnitus and a story about declaring independence from internal monologue.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stan Lee
A feature-style interview with Stan Lee looking back at his life and career.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 09:03
Caption: Phoebe Robinson on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode interprets what it means to "Pay Your Dues" with comedian and podcaster Phoebe Robinson, writer Thomas Page McBee, goat yoga entrepren...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Author Julie Schumacher just couldn't get enough of the caustic college professor readers love to hate. So she wrote a follow-up to her 2014 novel ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
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Editor and author Margot Kahn, along with contributor Maya Jewell Zeller, discuss the anthology "This Is The Place: Women Writing About Home." They...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In his audio diaries recorded while driving cross-country, artist David Wojnarowicz tries to describe how he feels after being diagnosed with AIDS....

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 47:04
Caption: Jose Antonio Vargas on Live Wire, Credit: Jennie Baker
This episode discusses what happens when you "Face Your Fears" with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, comedian Marcella Arguello, writer and former L...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Roger Reeves on Live Wire, Credit: E. Wight Photo
Live Wire "Faces the Music" in Austin, TX with busker-turned-blues artist Charley Crockett, poet Roger Reeves, and BBQ masters LeAnn Mueller and Al...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Is Orlando bloom a good kisser? Is speaking in Elvish really that nerdy? Meet the teenagers who wished they could replace middle school with middl...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 36:13
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR continues National Hispanic Heritage Month with a look back at Latina author Sandra Cisneros, who received the National Med...

Bought by WNJR, KRZA, XRAY.fm, KHNS, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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I'm not about to declare continental living a danger to one's health, but I'm starting to wonder. What is it about small, isolated places surrounde...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2018
  • Length: 13:08
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Maxim Loskutoff discusses his collection of short stories about the "hidden West" in "Come West and See." He also reads a short passage.

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


  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In the midst of our nation's immigration crisis, Shobha Rao discusses her novel, "Girls Burn Brighter." She also reads two short passages.

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


  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Russell Rowland discusses his book, "Arbuckle," prequel to his 2002 debut, "In Open Spaces."

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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I just finished reading Louisa May Alcott's Little Women... and I have some thoughts and feelings.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 11:23
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Author Melissa Stephenson discusses her book, Driven: A White-knuckled Ride to Heartbreak and Back. She also reads two short passages.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Bill Sullivan spent years as a roadie with The Replacements, traveling with the band at first in the "lemon jail," a late 70's Ford Econoline van n...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 08:32
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This episode features a thoughtful conversation with Jack Clinton about his environmental novel, Clovis. He also reads a short passage.

Bought by Prairie Public, Yellowstone Public Radio, Spokane Public Radio, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4