Tessa Fontaine, Abdi Nor Iftin, Moses Storm, and Laura Veirs | Live Wire Radio
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Tessa Fontaine, Abdi Nor Iftin, Moses Storm, and Laura Veirs
This episode was originally taped at a live show on SAT, JUN 30 at Alberta Street Pub

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Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello relive some of their greatest escapes; writer and former sideshow performer Tessa Fontaine explains how learning to eat fire helped mend her broken heart; comedian and actor Moses Storm riffs on why he and his mom once had the same platinum blonde hairdo; memoirist and green card lottery winner Abdi Nor Iftin recounts his journey from war-torn Somalia to rural Maine; and singer-songwriter Laura Veirs performs “Margaret Sands” from her album The Lookout.

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Show Notes:

  • Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello relive some of their greatest escapes at 2:08
  • Writer and former sideshow performer Tessa Fontaine explains how learning to eat fire helped mend her broken heart at 7:40
  • Comedian and actor Moses Storm riffs on why he and his mom once had the same platinum blonde hairdo at 19:45
  • Memoirist and green card lottery winner Abdi Nor Iftin recounts his journey from war-torn Somalia to rural Maine at 33:45
  • Singer-songwriter Laura Veirs performs “Margaret Sands” from her album The Lookout at 47:05

 

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These interviews were recorded on June 30, 2018. For the original version of this show, please see Ep. 366.