Slide Show: How to Make a Radio Episode with Live Wire Radio

A weekly radio program is an insatiable beast. Every two weeks, Live Wire mounts a Saturday night performance at the Alberta Rose Theatre complete with multiple guest interviews and readings, two musical acts, sketches, and various trademark jetsam like the Q&A segment “Dear Live Wire.” The recording then gets edited into two hour-long radio episodes that broadcast from Portland to Pittsburgh.

Some of head writer Courtenay Hameister's favorite Live Wire Moments

The Skinny on our New Host:

Piper at the Gates of Burbank:

THINGS PEOPLE "LIKE" ON THE INTERNET #1:

THINGS PEOPLE "LIKE" ON THE INTERNET #2:

Comedian Kristen Schall in the best/worst musical performance ever on the show:

Writer, musician, chemical engineer Christine McKinley on her new Physics Cult:

 

Portlandia "SCOPOCABLOP" Sketch

Dan Savage


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