"If Memory Serves" with Sarah Vowell, Chris Offutt and Sam Outlaw | Live Wire Radio
"If Memory Serves"
Sarah Vowell, Chris Offutt and Sam Outlaw
This episode was originally taped at a live show on February 17, 2016

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Sarah Vowell challenges Luke's public radio references, writer Chris Offutt examine's his father's secret profession, Sam Outlaw's sings about heading home again, and the Live Wire Lovebirds face-off in "The Cohabitation Examination."

Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell is a New York Times’ bestselling author of six nonfiction books about American history. Her most recent, highly praised book, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, is a snarky take on the Revolutionary War.

Chris Offutt

Chris Offutt is a writer of short stories, memoirs, and occasionally television episodes for True Bloods and Weeds.  His newest memoir, My Father, the Pornographer, has already received acclaim from NPR and The New York Times.

Sam Outlaw

These lines from the title track of Sam Outlaw's debut album Angeleno could almost serve as a haiku-like artist bio.  Outlaw is a southern Californian singer-songwriter steeped in the music and mythos of west coast country, absorbing the classic vibes of everything from '60s Bakersfield honky-tonk to '70s Laurel Canyon troubadour pop and refashioning them into a sound that's pleasurably past, present and future tense.