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Live Wire! 231 Encore: Brian Michael Bendis, John Gorham, 1939 Ensemble
Brian Michael Bendis, John Gorham, 1939 Ensemble
This episode was originally taped at a live show on October 19, 2013

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A superfan challenges Avengers, Spider-Man, and Daredevil comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis to a round of trivia about his own career, restauranteur John Gorham shares stories from his new McSweeney's memoir/cookbook TORO BRAVO and Portland-based musical duo 1939 Ensemble break down their avant-garde music for the uninitiated listener.

Brian Michael Bendis is an Eisner award winning comic book writer and creator. He's written iconic issues of Spider-Man, Daredevil, X-Men and Avengers, as well as creating a number of critically acclaimed series himself, including Powers, Scarlet and Takio.

John Gorham is the acclaimed Portland chef/owner behind Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons, Tasty n Alder and recently released the new cookbook/memoir Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull. with co-author Liz Crain. 

1939 Ensemble are an instrumental duo from Portland, OR, who specialize in drums and the vibraphone. What's a vibraphone? You will almost certainly find out at the show (or you can google it).