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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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Journalist Johann Hari disputes the theory that the sole cause of depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain and instead attributes the roots of many people’s depression to common factors such as loneliness, our displeasure with our jobs, and the loss of community.

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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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Recently on Matters of Opinion

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Sure I'm angry about my personal data being sold to the Trump presidential campaign. But deleting Facebook? Forget about it. That would be like deleting my life.

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