Episode 193 Encore | Live Wire Radio
Live Wire! 193 Encore: Chris Butler, Issa Rae, Ian Karmel, musical guest Finn Riggins
Chris Butler, Issa Rae, Ian Karmel, musical guest Finn Riggins
This episode was originally taped at a live show on September 29, 2012

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Chris Butler is Writer and Director of the critically acclaimed ParaNorman, produced by Portland based Laika Entertainment. Chris made his directorial debut on ParaNorman after amassing an impressive resumé of feature film credits as a storyboard artist, character designer and sequence director. In 2010, Variety named Chris one of the "Top Ten Annimators Poised to Become Household Names.

Issa Rae is a producer, director, writer best known for web series and a very successful Kickstarter project which funded her latest: “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl” which does pretty much what it says on the tin

Ian Karmel is standing in for our house poet, Scott Poole, will be away this show, so we've asked the hilarious Ian Karmel to come and sum up what he's learned each show in his own non-poetic, yet inimitable fashion.

Musical guest - Finn Riggins is a quirky Idaho trio. Their latest album VS Wilderness is a "a compositionally complex, dirty, extra-hooky gem of an album" if they say so themselves (which they do).