Ep. 269: "Committed" with Maz Jobrani, Sarah Koenig, Lindy West & Edna Vazquez | Live Wire Radio
Episode 269
Maz Jobrani, Sarah Koenig, Lindy West, Edna Vazquez
This episode was originally taped at a live show on February 14, 2015

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In an episode all about commitment, Serial's Sarah Koenig fills us in on her idea of a romantic date, writer Lindy West reads some of the sweeter comments from her internet trolls, comedian and author Maz Jobrani tries to "humanize" his terrorist character in a Chuck Norris film (spoiler alert: it didn't work), we make a couple fall in love (for real) and we're serenaded by the angelic voice and impressive guitar work of Edna Vazquez.

Maz Jobrani
Maz is a standup comic and founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour. With two Showtime specials and a 3-million-hit TED Talk, he's primed to stop being asked to play terrorists soon. For sure. His latest book is I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV.

Sarah Koenig
Host of the Serial podcast and producer of This American Life.

Lindy West
Lindy is currently commenting and quipping on culture and social media for GQ.com and The Guardian and has recently appeared on This American Life. Because she's taken a strong stand against women getting harassed online, she gets harassed online a lot by men claiming women don't get harassed online. It's weird.

Edna Vazquez
A remarkable guitarist and singer / songwriter, Edna performs original compositions in styles ranging from trova to tango that pay homage to her Latin American influences and frequently mixes in her own arrangements of traditional songs. Her latest album is Ser Abstracto.