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Live Wire is conversation, comedy, and music. Hosted by Luke Burbank, listeners tune into Live Wire weekly to laugh, learn, and feel the nation’s cultural pulse

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We're coming at you with a new episode! Check out Episode 444 to hear from @danijshapiro, @_chrisgarcia, and… https://t.co/y40StlkRqjWhat's the most impactful thing anyone has said about you? https://t.co/jOrHQJDcqwLuke and Elena want to hear from you! What's the most impactful thing anyone has said about you?
1/15
2021
"As their relationship began, they each released loud, electric records: Morby’s 'City Music' and Waxahatchee’s 'Ou… https://t.co/IDloh6k9xh
1/14
2021
You'll want to hear what @danijshapiroo has to say about a mail-in DNA test that revealed a secret in her family! T… https://t.co/R1WfaK1muI
1/13
2021
Wish you could kick back, relax, and experience the Live Wire live show from your couch? Well, pour yourself a drin… https://t.co/jitRPBEXqAWe couldn't have said it better ourselves! Check out some words of wisdom from author @CherylStrayed! https://t.co/4JWRmTBOHLI’ve gotten such warm reception from folks about this @LiveWireRadio broadcast from last week. Thank you. 💛 https://t.co/9rYKWRUYxK
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioA clip from my @LiveWireRadio broadcast on @NPR some days ago. The whole show is up now on their site:… https://t.co/c2UJUuI1Xs
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1/12
2021
For #MusicMonday, we're bringing you @caseyneill & the Norway Rats' live performance at the Paste Studio NYC from 2… https://t.co/W7XtzdKEwqWe're back with another audience question! What's the most surprising thing you've learned about your parents? 👀
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1/11
2021
We're back with another audience question! What's the most surprising thing you've learned about your parents? 👀 @romanmars & @KurtKohlstedt, @blueifiwasnt, and @ColinHay have joined the party! Check out Episode 443 now! Liste… https://t.co/ev88MUHV2d
1/8
2021
Need some motivation to kickstart your new year's resolution? Check out these quick tips @PicaboStreet shared with… https://t.co/e8sJ7YKlGg
1/5
2021
It's music Monday, and we're singing along to @ColinHay's performance of "OverKill," recorded at our last live show… https://t.co/oEwRgiK3H1 @connorratliff Hi Connor! We're big fans of @deadeyespodcast and were wondering if you'd be available to chat with… https://t.co/AkBmJ1V2Sf
1/4
2021
3,2,1! Happy New Year! We're kicking off 2021 with Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, @jenny_bruso, and LaRhonda Steele 🍾🥂🎉… https://t.co/rX1fezz4KE
1/1
2020
@questionlp Thank you so much, Linh! 😊We're so close to our Year-End Goal! Please help us cross the finish line by donating today! Donate here:… https://t.co/KIa6uYkOtu
12/29
2020
"Wonder Woman, notwithstanding her kinky red boots, is descended from women rebels who protested on the streets, fo… https://t.co/qnNpbfuyHF
12/28
2020
Celebrate the holiday season with none other than singer, songwriter, and previous guest, @Stormof69! Get your tick… https://t.co/yFgm0s23ze
12/24
2020
We're coming at you with an early present! Episode 441 is out now and we're highlighting a few of our favorite inte… https://t.co/inJQUO1l4G
12/23
2020
Through 12/31, you can choose to direct more of your state taxes to culture, doubling your impact! All you have to… https://t.co/ky0qs4OHos
12/22
2020
Our #MondayMood: "Speak your truth!" Check out what author @MitchSJackson had to say about speaking your truth! https://t.co/0nl7QKbnGv
12/21
2020
@vulturephile Wish we all had neighbors like you!
12/20
2020
TODAY is the LAST day to contribute to our matching campaign! We are getting closer each day to our year end goal o… https://t.co/HrdxKCk1wEWe've got a full house! Episode 440 is out now with @IanKarmel, @Al_Letson, @KunkelTron, and @lauragibsongirl! Li… https://t.co/83QhKgJKKCHappy #UglySweaterDay from the very special @elenavox and the Live Wire team! Have an ugly sweater you'd like to sh… https://t.co/SemgvG2My6
12/18
2020
Bringing you a Thursday treat! Vibe out to @revelindimes performance of "Gotta Go" from Episode 381 here:… https://t.co/ATkAN5M1KpWhether you're struggling to crack the code or missing a few pieces of the puzzle, tell us about a mystery you can’t seem to solve.
12/17
2020
Now through FRIDAY, your donation will be MATCHED (up for $2500)!!! Please help us reach our year end goal! Give n… https://t.co/PMn7TT5FVF
12/16
2020
Raise your hand if you attended a LIVE Live Wire Radio Show in Portland in 2020! We sure miss ‘em and we sure miss… https://t.co/dNdNrYbYyI
12/15
2020
What’s your new year’s resolution?
12/14
2020
Thrilled to be in the same episode as these brilliant heavy hitters!! Thank you @LiveWireRadio ❤️ https://t.co/7kCuv8w9o8
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12/13
2020
Listen up! Episode 439 is out now, and we're bringing you some seriously dynamic guests! Listen to this episode now… https://t.co/6H7tCDsWd9
12/11
2020
"When you’re a Black woman doing this work, you’re exhausted ... But especially as I was finishing up and going thr… https://t.co/WwnZk30aAtIt's all fun and games until Santa checks his list twice! What was the naughtiest or nicest thing you did this year? 👀Fun fact: in our pre-interview, Issa had to define “ratchet” for me. Not one of my prouder moments. But this conver… https://t.co/mLCq5hT0Ts
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioThrowing it WAY back to when the incredible, Emmy nominated actress, writer, and producer @IssaRae graced our stage… https://t.co/UxLYjvpmlH
12/10
2020
Sharing some Wednesday inspiration brought to you by poet, cultural critic, and Live Wire guest @NifMuhammad! https://t.co/zRCr5DImst
12/9
2020
We just wrapped our recording with @TheBengsons, and we're thrilled to feature them on this week's episode dropping… https://t.co/lNIpXYUZRJIn a sentence - what is your dream life?
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12/7
2020
In a sentence - what is your dream life?
12/6
2020
Episode 438 is out now, and we've got Abbi Jacobson, @nicolesjchung, and @thedipmusic in the house! Listen now he… https://t.co/jXeNRf15CF
12/4
2020
Co-Creater of "Broad City," Abbi Jacobson recently teamed up with The Museum of Modern Art to explore the legacy of… https://t.co/xVbb9RJcWfEveryone has their wishes, both big and small! Tell us a small wish you have for the future.
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioEveryone has their wishes, both big and small! Tell us a small wish you have for the future.
12/3
2020
Mid-week dance party, anyone? We can't stop moving to @DirtyRevivalPDX's awesome performance from Episode 385! https://t.co/4NooxrfCdp
12/2
2020
Support public radio by giving the gift of a Live Wire Membership this holiday season! The perfect gift for everyon… https://t.co/DRco7kFixUHappy publish day to @IjeomaOluo! Tune into next week's episode to hear Ijeoma discuss "Mediocre: The Dangerous Leg… https://t.co/OM7551JijgLooking for an independent book store in your area? Need book recommendations for the holiday gift-giving season? S… https://t.co/QYEej7yGJk
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioGive the gift of a Live Wire Membership on #GivingTuesday here: https://t.co/ViwW7pGEhi https://t.co/aAbjGPztU0
12/1
2020
Looking for an independent book store in your area? Need book recommendations for the holiday gift-giving season? S… https://t.co/QYEej7yGJkWhere’s the first trip you want to take when it’s safe to do so? https://t.co/353MbNVYg3
11/30
2020
Shopping small can help keep the small businesses in your community running! Don't forget to support your favorite… https://t.co/VEvgg3h6Hs
11/28
2020
It's never too early to start planning your post-quarantine trip! Where’s the first trip you want to take when it’s safe to do so?Episode 437 is out now and we're highlighting things we're thankful for and more! Check out this special episode wi… https://t.co/gnkwCWh6S4
11/27
2020
Happy Thanksgiving from these turkeys! 🦃 We're very thankful for all of our listeners and supporters! Live Wire wou… https://t.co/XO7HkrDoyZ
11/26
2020
.@NatalieGDiaz's latest work "Postcolonial Love Poem" was recently included in @TIME's "100 Must-Read Books of 2020… https://t.co/tN8Z9uTs4lLove it! 🥳 https://t.co/PXQP58swGK"History often turns on events whose significance goes unrecognized by later generations." Check out… https://t.co/09ClCbT9Mw
11/25
2020
Join today here: https://t.co/ViwW7pYf8QWE ♥️ OUR MEMBERS! If you are a Live Wire listener, please consider taking our relationship to the next level by be… https://t.co/KRLbgvZaqb
11/24
2020
"The conclusion I’ve come to in the past 10 years is, well, I might as well just lean hard into who I am.” Check ou… https://t.co/P26jjCfUvu
11/23
2020
We are so proud to launch our new website today! Thank you to Saint Monday for your great design and for being a dr… https://t.co/v0PVexuvcLHappening in 10 minutes! Watch this FREE event here: https://t.co/yDZJsg8pg4 https://t.co/0sZeRbu5qNWe're all stuck at home so let's get our gratitude on! - What is something you're thankful for?"What makes me dangerous is that I have a language, that maybe other people like me don't have." - @NatalieGDiaz sp… https://t.co/ZgFJIKTH3i
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioCome join now us at https://t.co/BQW0Uq2Cb8. "Postcolonial Love Poem": @NatalieGDiaz discusses her new collection… https://t.co/wB4yInJPnr
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioThe party is on! 🎉 Our latest episode is live with @dopequeenpheebs, @ThomasPageMcBee, and @SammyBrue! Listen here… https://t.co/hcmKe4cJVqDon't miss @lukeburbank and @elenavox's live-streamed chat with poet @NatalieGDiaz! Tune into this FREE event at… https://t.co/oZip90VEOgTODAY Fri 11/20 EST 4:30PM Jill Lepore discusses "If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future"… https://t.co/tMS5V5lFrr
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11/20
2020
Check out our NEW Member levels and join us during our November Member Drive for the many great perks that come wit… https://t.co/Ru5nurIMO2Join us as bestselling author Jill Lepore takes the #PDXBookFest (virtual) stage TOMORROW to discuss her new book,… https://t.co/xmngkKtij1
11/19
2020
"First-responder journalists have more to worry about than money, of course. Throughout the summer, freelancers cov… https://t.co/uOflDmwIUi
11/18
2020
Our Executive Director, Heather de Michele made a guest appearance last night on The Late Late Show with @JKCorden!… https://t.co/uWsGohmA0Y
11/17
2020
Poet @NatalieGDiaz will join us to discuss her new collection, "Postcolonial Love Poem," during a live-streamed dis… https://t.co/lEpEq69wxRI sat down with @LiveWireRadio to talk about Vari-Colored Songs and bringing the musicality of Langston Hughes' poe… https://t.co/enIoFTnI2x
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioWe're back with another audience card folks! What’s something small that you’ve finally just accepted?
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11/16
2020
Ever since I saw @AtsukoComedy at a @LiveWireRadio with @The_Black_Tones I've been in love with her comedy. She's p… https://t.co/uXMIK8yLVy
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioWe're back with another audience card folks! What’s something small that you’ve finally just accepted?"We keep moving the line farther and farther into a binary." -- Shayla Lawson @blueifiwasnt on the concept of white… https://t.co/qXGdCdxuji
Retweeted by Live Wire RadioNEW EPISODE ALERT! 🚨 Episode 435 is out now with bestselling author Lindy West, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson, and folk… https://t.co/OUMMeInki1Join us now here: https://t.co/yDZJsg8pg4 https://t.co/13fj07H8LmThere are so many great perks in store for you if you become a Live Wire Member! Check 'em out and join us today!… https://t.co/5Q2qSDtIpEDon't miss out on @lukeburbank and @elenavox's live-streamed interview with hosts of @99piorg, @romanmars and… https://t.co/1m5Zla6PCs
11/13
2020
We're thrilled to chat with the hosts of 99% Invisible, @romanmar & @KurtKohlstedt, and poet @blueifiwasnt TOMORROW… https://t.co/etPCbcL4Ze
11/12
2020
Special shout out to all of the #veterans out there! We can't thank you enough for your incredible service! To cele… https://t.co/YP9CItyvOq
11/11
2020
Our November Member Drive is on and our membership perks just got more exciting -even Rudy thinks so! 😉 Join us… https://t.co/Yn3ZV5K1gS
11/10
2020
This Friday, we're chatting with 99% Invisible hosts, @ROMANMAR & @KurtKohlstedt, and poet @blueifiwasnt about thei… https://t.co/t6TsiWc6qjThis #musicmonday we're highlighting folk musician @LeylaMcCalla! We're thrilled to hear Leyla's performance in thi… https://t.co/Ysd2tJeJWN
11/9
2020
Quarantining and cold weather calls for MOVIES! What movie have you seen the most times and why?Our Election Special is out now with @Danez_Smif, @joseiswriting, and @AngelicaGarcia! Listen to Episode 434 now… https://t.co/oDt6DESPn6
11/6
2020
Throwing it back to Episode 203 when @PureBathingCult sang their beautiful song "Lucky One" on the Live Wire Stage.… https://t.co/xNDvY2AA4I"For me, music was a kind of therapy. When I turned 13, my parents bought me a guitar. I realized that this was the… https://t.co/w4kRVbB6Gg
11/5
2020
Whooo! We're partnering with @literaryarts to bring the Live Wire magic to the #PDXBookFest! Tune into our special… https://t.co/WGtPtBmAaVWe're back with another audience question! What’s your best coping mechanism during stressful times?
11/4
2020
Portland, we’re coming for you! 📚🎙️📻 We’ll be at #PDXBookFest with @LiveWireRadio. Fri, Nov 13 at 11:30am PT Free… https://t.co/WCj9SpD5CZ
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11/3
2020
"It was a spring evening and the stars refused to sit still, blinking as they burned above her in the dark. Only de… https://t.co/hrA7JqcwAq
11/2
2020
Happy #Halloween from the spooky and adorable Live Wire team! What will you dress up as this year? https://t.co/O7KV23x5Ux
10/31
2020

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