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Live Wire! 150: Filmmaker Todd Haynes, author Anne Lamott, musical guests Sophe Lux
Filmmaker Todd Haynes, author Anne Lamott, musical guests Sophe Lux
This episode was originally taped at a live show on April 15, 2011 - 7th Anniversary Show and 150th show SesquiSensational Spectacular!

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Todd Haynes - Academy Award-Nominated director of Far From Heaven, I'm Not There. His current project is a five-hour miniseries for HBO of Mildred Pierce based on the novel by James M. Cain and the 1945 film starring Joan Crawford. Haynes' cast starts Kate Winslet in the title role and features Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood and Melissa Leo. Mildred Pierce is the epic story of a proud single mother struggling to earn her daughter's love during the Great Depression the middle-class of Los Angeles. The series is scheduled to air on HBO on March 27.

Anne Lamott - a novelist and non-fiction writer, political activist, known most for her candor and self-deprecating humor. Her books include: Hard Laughter, Rosie, Bird by Bird, Crooked Little Heart, Traveling Mercies, and her latest Imperfect Birds, due out in early April. Imperfect Birds is the third book that pieces together Rosie's ongoing story.

Musical guests - Sophe Lux featuring Todd Haynes's sister, Wendy on vocals. This operatic pop band came onto the music scene in 2004. Since then, the band's tumbling melodies, trippy lyrics, eclectic instrumental arrangements, and all-out pageantry have dazzled. Sophe Lux will be premiering songs from their upcoming album.