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Ira WoodIra Wood is the producer/host of The Lowdown, a talk show on Pacifica Radio Network affiliate WOMR-FM, Provincetown, focusing on books, politics, and social trends. From nationally known authors, politicians, and entertainers to local activists, artists, and eccentrics, The Lowdown reaches listeners throughout Cape Cod and the Boston suburbs with informed and lively conversation.

The Lowdown

Intelligent conversation, one interview at a time.

 

“Wood is an exceptional conversationalist and writer. Relaxed, upbeat, and totally unflappable, he creates such an invigorating atmosphere that his guests don’t want to leave when their time is up.”
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Nathan Moore lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. He recounts the night when a quiet southern college town became the epicenter of white nationalist rage.

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Matters of Opinion

5-minute radio essays with a touch of chutzpah and cheek.

 

“Fearless, gregarious, frequently humble and hysterical…Ira Wood is on the same pedestal we’ve placed Dave Barry and David Sedaris. Yes, he’s that good.”
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Marking the end of a life as it does, the occasion of an obituary is inherently unfortunate. And yet there's a lot to learn from an obit: snippets of forgotten history, facts unbeknownst to us in our youth, not to mention courage gleaned from a well-lived life.

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