Chioke l’Anson, Leah Sottile, and Justin Townes Earle | Live Wire Radio
Episode #424
Chioke l’Anson, Leah Sottile, and Justin Townes Earle
This episode was originally taped at a live show on THU, DEC 19

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Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello share what they wish they had been talked out of; Chioke I’Anson, the voice of NPR’s underwriting, admits to feeling self-conscious about the sound of his own voice; journalist Leah Sottile unpacks the symbiotic relationship between the federal government and fringe patriot groups, as investigated in her podcast Bundyvilleand we pay tribute to the late singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle by sharing his 2017 performance of "Maybe a Moment."

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Show Notes:

  • Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello share what they wish they had been talked out of at 1:33
  • Journalist Leah Sottile unpacks the symbiotic relationship between the federal government and fringe patriot groups, as investigated in her podcast Bundyville at 5:55
  • Chioke I’Anson, the voice of NPR’s underwriting, admits to feeling self-conscious about the sound of his own voice 28:10
  • Chioke I’Anson participates in a game in which he lends his advertorial vocal skills to "glow up" ads from Craigslist at 39:45
  • Alt-country singer Justin Townes Earle discusses living up to the songwriting giants in his life, including his country star father at 44:45
  • Justin Townes Earle performs “Maybe a Moment” from his album Kids in the Street at 48:00

 

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  • These interviews were recorded on December 19, 2019. For the original version of this show, please see Ep. 403.