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Live Wire with Luke Burbank

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Rank #32 in Performing Arts category

Arts
Music
Performing Arts
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Like late-night for radio, hosted by Luke Burbank (Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me), the show artfully blends an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, comedians and cultural observers. Music, comedy, and conversation, live and packed with surprises.

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Like late-night for radio, hosted by Luke Burbank (Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me), the show artfully blends an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, comedians and cultural observers. Music, comedy, and conversation, live and packed with surprises.

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175 Ratings
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Funny, fascinating and profound guests every show

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Funny, fascinating and profound guests every show

Great podcast

By jaime-CA - Dec 04 2017
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Easy to listen to. Smart content. Luuuuuuuuuuke !

iTunes Ratings

175 Ratings
Average Ratings
138
15
7
7
8

Funny, fascinating and profound guests every show

By Ghostsofxmas - Oct 18 2019
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Funny, fascinating and profound guests every show

Great podcast

By jaime-CA - Dec 04 2017
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Easy to listen to. Smart content. Luuuuuuuuuuke !
Cover image of Live Wire with Luke Burbank

Live Wire with Luke Burbank

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Like late-night for radio, hosted by Luke Burbank (Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me), the show artfully blends an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, comedians and cultural observers. Music, comedy, and conversation, live and packed with surprises.

Rank #1: Episode 54

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #2: Episode 55

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #3: Episode 80

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Rank #4: Episode 78

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #5: Ep. 301: "On the Road" with Tom Bodett, Scott Poole, Courtenay Hameister and Box Set

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Wait Wait Don't Tell Me's Tom Bodett offers up the key to a happy, sober life (not hanging out with drunk jackasses plays a role), Scott Poole waxes poetic about corn dogs, Head Writer Courtenay Hameister says farewell, and Box Set offers up stunning harmonies.

Dec 25 2015

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Rank #6: "The Invisible World" with Penn Jillette, Justin Schmidt, and Ted Ramirez

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Live Wire goes to Phoenix, where Luke attempts to eat the hottest pepper in the world, entomologist Justin Schmidt tells us what getting stung by thousands of insects has taught him about pain, magician Penn Jillette describes the startling benefits of eating only potatoes, and Tucson’s official troubadour Ted Ramirez sings a love song to his hometown.

Oct 04 2016

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Rank #7: Episode 137 Encore

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #8: Episode 125

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Rank #9: Episode 129

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #10: "(Not So) Small Talk" with Chuck Klosterman, Shawn Wen, and Justin Townes Earle

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Luke Burbank remembers the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption before speaking with two hikers stranded in the Eagle Creek Fire, writer Chuck Klosterman shares his theories about flawed thinking, author Shawn Wen describes the creative journey her fascination with mime Marcel Marceau has taken her on, and Justin Townes Earle talks about growing up in the shadow of musical greatness.

Sep 17 2017

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Rank #11: Episode 147

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #12: Episode 139

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Rank #13: Episode 133

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #14: "Lampedusa" with Emmylou Harris, Dave Matthews, Patty Griffin, Steve Earle, and Brandi Carlile

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In this special edition of Live Wire, Luke goes backstage during soundcheck for "Lampedusa: Concert for Refugees" to talk to some of the most iconic musicians of our time. Emmylou Harris reveals how she got waylaid on her way to Woodstock, Dave Matthews talks about managing a wide spectrum of his feelings during live performances, Steve Earle discusses how his real-life struggle with addiction intersected with his role on the HBO series The Wire, Patty Griffin recounts how she overcame her shyness through music and how her parents have helped her stay humble and Brandi Carlile reflects on her musical start as a teenager winning karaoke championships.

Oct 15 2017

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Rank #15: Episode 53

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #16: "Making History" with Rebecca Traister, Ruth Goodman and The Last Artful, Dodgr

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Author Rebecca Traister explores the rising power of unmarried women, historian Ruth Goodman reveals what living like a Tudor can teach us about modern life, and musical artist The Last Artful, Dodgr does Portland’s hip hop community proud.

Mar 11 2016

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Rank #17: Episode 114

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #18: Episode 94

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Jan 30 2015

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Rank #19: "Going Your Own Way" with Hannah Hart, Mara Wilson, Jim Norton, and John Craigie

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My Drunk Kitchen star and author Hannah Hart details the long process of coming out to herself and her family, former child actor and memoirist Mara Wilson recalls the end of her love affair with Hollywood and making peace with forever being Matilda, Jim Norton poses a theory on why you don’t see classically beautiful comedians, and folk singer John Craigie performs an ode to some incriminating photos on his phone.

Mar 19 2017

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Rank #20: "Just Visiting" with Tom Bodett, Betsy Hodges, Chris Coleman, Fancy Ray and The Jayhawks

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Live Wire visits the Twin Cities! Local TV pitchman Fancy Ray McCloney shows Tom Bodett how to spice up his Motel 6 ads, the mayors of St. Paul and Minneapolis (Chris Coleman and Betsy Hodges) face-off in a trivia contest to determine who is the superior mayor, and The Jayhawks share their signature sound that put Minneapolis on the musical map.

Mar 25 2016

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