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Live Wire! 199: Cheryl Strayed, Jack Ohman, musical guest Jens Lekman
Cheryl Strayed, Jack Ohman, musical guest Jens Lekman
This episode was originally taped at a live show on November 3, 2012

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Cheryl Strayed is a hot commodity these days. Her memoir Wild has been recommended by pretty much every person with an opinion on books, including Oprah Winfrey, who chose Strayed's book to re-launch her book club. She is also the formerly pseudonymous advice columnist "Dear Sugar", and her latest book Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar features the best of Sugar, along with some never-before-published columns

Jack Ohman is an American editorial cartoonist based in Portland, Oregon. He has been The Oregonian’s cartoonist since 1983 and his work is syndicated nationwide to over 300 newspapers by Tribune Media Services

Musical guest - Jens Lekman is an iconoclastic Swedish musician with a trio of three albums and a dozen EPs under his belt (you have to make your own fun in Sweden sometimes, what with the winters). Pitchfork gave his 2007 album Night Falls Over Kortedala a 9.0 and after the release of his latest album I Know What Love Isn't described him as "the most distinct and observant writers in indie rock today."