"No Place Like Home" with Dina Nayeri, Adam Mansbach, Shain Brenden, and LaRhonda Steele | Live Wire Radio
Episode #395
Dina Nayeri, Adam Mansbach, Shain Brenden, and LaRhonda Steele
This episode was originally taped at a live show on FRI, SEP 20: Fancy Pants Benefit

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Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello describe the moments that make them feel most at home; writer Dina Nayeri discusses the immigrant experience from interviews in her new book The Ungrateful Refugee and fleeing Iran herself as a child; author Adam Mansbach reflects on the surprise success of his children's book parody series; comedian Shain Brenden compares his former "single dad" status to a foreclosed home; and Portland's first lady of blues, LaRhonda Steele, soars through a cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.”

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Show Notes:

  • Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello describe the moments that make them feel most at home at 0:45
  • Writer Dina Nayeri discusses the immigrant experience from interviews in her new book The Ungrateful Refugee and fleeing Iran herself as a child at 4:57
  • Comedian Shain Brenden compares his former "single dad" status to a foreclosed home at 21:48 
  • Author Adam Mansbach reflects on the surprise success of his children's book parody series at 28:21
  • Portland's first lady of blues, LaRhonda Steele, soars through a cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good" at 45:15

 

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