Live Wire is a one-hour radio show recorded in front of a live audience at the Aladdin Theatre in Portland, Oregon and broadcast on Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB). Live Wire features: music, scintillating conversations, sketch comedy and performances from the famous and fascinating to the unknown and unabashed.More from LiveWire! »
Ep. 297: "Without a Net" with David Wain, Alex Honnold and Tacocat
Ep. 296: "Changing Lanes" with Jesse Eisenberg, Sloane Crosley and Laura Gibson
Ep. 295: "Timing is Everything" with Heidi Julavits, John Irving, Diana Nyad and Israel Nebeker
Ep. 294: "Diving In" with Aasif Mandvi, Wallace J. Nichols and Joseph
Bob Odenkirk, whose show Better Call Saul (a prequel of sorts for Breaking Bad), sits down with Live Wire head writer Courtenay Hameister to discuss his comedic influences, his transition from character actor to leading man, and his latest book A Load of Hooey. He also manages to offend Donald Rumsfeld and reveal how he conquered his very short-lived stage fright, so you're not going to want to miss it.