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Best of Shortwave 2012

As we ring in the new year we want to say thank you to all the listeners. Today we dig into the Shortwave archives to enjoy some live performances from guests such as Aimee Mann, Glen Phillips, Susanna Hoffs, Rhett Miller, YACHT, and much more.

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How Did This Get Made?: Cobra: LIVE!

Imagine Dirty Harry but more violent and with robots. Our two special guests Brian Posehn and Rhett Miller joined us to talk about Cobra on this week’s How Did This Get Made? LIVE at Bumbershoot! We discuss everything from Stallone’s obsession with food, the modeling shoot music video, and the New Order’s decision to attack in bright daylight. That’s not all, we also open it up to questions and hear about Jason’s childhood fear of killer clowns. Feel the heat! Be sure to get tickets to the JUST ADDED 10pm How Did This Get Made? LIVE show from The Bell House in New York featuring a new movie and new guests!

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Shortwave: Rhett Miller

The Old 97‘s frontman, critically acclaimed author, and old friend Rhett Miller drops by to reveal the secret to the Old 97’s longevity on today’s episode of Shortwave. Rhett describes the interesting experience of working with mad genius Jon Brion, recalls singing backup with Robyn Hitchcock the first time he met Grant-Lee, and explains why bailing Sarah Lawrence College after one semester helped his musical career. Plus, we’re treated to some live songs from Rhett’s extended catalogue including his latest album “The Dreamer.”

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New episode of Shortwave with Grant-Lee Phillips drops Monday with guest Rhett Miller!