Airs Friday, December 28, 2012 at 11:00 PM on 90.3 WCPN
Live Wire is a one-hour weekly radio variety show recorded in front of a live audience. It’s music, it’s conversation, it’s sketch comedy. It’s the show that dared to put tap dancing, juggling and ballet on the radio. Live Wire highlights the best musicians and most fascinating writers, poets, dignitaries, artists we can find in the even more beautiful pacific northwest.
DANIEL HANDLER - He’s the author of the Lemony Snicket series and three other novels, including the recent Why We Broke Up. He’s also a wicked sharp humorist, an outspoken raconteur and an extremely talented accordionist (he plays with the Magnetic Fields).
MICHAEL HEALD - A writer and ediotr, and the creator of the small press Perfect Day Publishing. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Silk Road Review and Properller Magazine, among others.
AGESANDAGES -Self described as “a powerful, life-affirming and exploratory blend of lessons learned, set ablaze with a buoyant, unbridled optimism,” AgesandAges is an experience not to be missed, as evidenced by their well received album debut Alright You Restless. http://agesandages.com/
THE DOUBLE CLICKS - A nerd-folk duo based in Portland, Oregon. They’ve headlined from Portland to Seattle and beyond, performing at w00tstock shows with Paul & Storm and Wil Wheaton, and entertaining audiences at pop culture, gaming and sci-fi conventions. Their latest album, “Chainmail and Cello” is available from their website thedoubleclicks.com.
Along with your host, COURTENAY HAMEISTER comedy by, FACES FOR RADIO THEATRE poetry by, SCOTT POOLE and music by House Band, RALPH HUNTLEY AND THE MUTTONCHOPS.