"Mic Check" with Emily Flake, Eileen Myles, and Giant in the Trees | Live Wire Radio
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Emily Flake, Eileen Myles, and Giants in the Trees
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In this "Mic Check" special edition of the "Live Wire House Party" series, host Luke Burbank and Elena Passarello record the show from their homes and discover the silver lining of self-isolation; Emily Flake, cartoonist for The New Yorker, teaches us the art of the awkward hug; master poet Eileen Myles takes on the presidency in a reading of their epic poem Acceptance Speech; and indie rock group Giants in the Trees, featuring Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, perform their latest single “It Goes.”

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  • Luke Burbank and Elena Passarello record the show from their homes and discover the silver lining of self-isolation at 0:40
  • Emily Flake, cartoonist for The New Yorker, teaches us the art of the awkward hug at 8:10
  • master poet Eileen Myles takes on the presidency in a reading of their epic poem Acceptance Speech at 27:33
  • Indie rock group Giants in the Trees, featuring Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, perform their latest single “It Goes" at 45:22

 

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