"Figure of Speech" with Mary Norris, Ryan O'Connell, Jackie Kashian, and The Get Ahead | Live Wire Radio
Episode #384
Mary Norris, Ryan O'Connell, Jackie Kashian, and The Get Ahead
This episode was originally taped at a live show on FRI, MAY 03 at Alberta Rose Theatre

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Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello share their favorite words, both literally and figuratively; actor and television writer Ryan O’Connell explains how keeping his cerebral palsy a secret inspired his book and Netflix series Special; grammar expert Mary Norris recounts her early days at The New Yorker and her foray into all things Greek; comedian Jackie Kashian isn’t buying the “empathic” abilities of her fellow comics; and soul-rock group The Get Ahead perform “Deepest Light.”

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  • Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello share their favorite words, both literally and figuratively at 1:27
  • Actor and television writer Ryan O’Connell explains how keeping his cerebral palsy a secret inspired his book and Netflix series Special at 4:38
  • Comedian Jackie Kashian performs standup at 24:56
  • Grammar expert Mary Norris recounts her early days at The New Yorker and her foray into all things Greek at 33:20
  • Soul-rock group The Get Ahead perform “Deepest Light” at 47:32

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