Live Wire Radio
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.
LIZZ WINSTEAD - As co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show and Air America
Radio co-founder, she is one of the top political satirists in America. Most recently, Lizz wrote and produced an independent pilot of her Off-Broadway hit, “WAKE UP WORLD". She is currently on tour around the nation promoting her book, Lizz Free or Die. http://lizzwinstead.com/
MIKE RUSSELL- A writer and cartoonist, his best known work, the comic strip CulturePulp appears regularly in The Oregonian. In addition to writing articles for the publication, his work has appeared nationally in a variety of mediums including: comic books, newspapers, posters, college lectures and magazines. He also pens reviews of books and movies.
KASEY ANDERSON & THE HONKIES - The characters in Kasey Anderson’s songs — the directionless junkies, the battered soldiers, the too-smart-not-to-ache fixtures of bars, nightclubs and crumbling bedrooms — describe the writer/musician’s own experiences with unsettling clarity. And, you should know, not a whiff of romanticism. http://www.kaseyanderson.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.
KASEY ANDERSON & THE HONKIES