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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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Life is full of pain but a good joke reminds us that we’re not alone with it. Humor helps us cope, speaks truth to power, deflates arrogance, and exposes the absurdity of our esteemed social customs. And yet a badly told or untimely joke can cause a lot of damage. Today we get into the complexity of humor...and have a lot of fun along the way. And yet humor is a complex subject.

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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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Add a little Newspeak to your life. After all, life is tough enough with having to hear the truth.

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