"Buggin' Out" Hanif Abdurraqib, Nora McInerny, Nore Davis, and Alela Diane | Live Wire Radio
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Hanif Abdurraqib, Nora McInerny, Nore Davis, and Alela Diane
This episode was originally taped at a live show on SOLD OUT: THU, FEB 07 at Alberta Rose Theatre

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Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello discuss what it means to be “Buggin’ Out” in their forties; music writer and New York Times bestselling author Hanif Abdurraqib explains how music is a vehicle for writing about life on the periphery; grief expert and podcaster Nora McInerny comments on the intersection of grief and desire; comedian Nore Davis riffs on the secret lives of school teachers; and singer-songwriter Alela Diane performs “Albatross” from her latest album Cusp.

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  • Luke Burbank and Elena Passarello discuss what it means to be "Buggin' Out" in their forties at 1:08
  • Nora McInerny on living with grief at 5:49
  • Nore Davis performs standup comedy at 19:54
  • Hanif Abdurraqib on music writing and A Tribe Called Quest at 26:57
  • Alela Diane performs her song "Albatross" at 47:32

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