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PODCAST: "Bird on a Wire" Episode Two with Evan Goyke

PODCAST: "Bird on a Wire" Episode Two with Evan Goyke

"Bird on a Wire" is a podcast series featuring conversations on hope, civility and action hosted by LuAnn Bird.

The Recombobulation Area is a six-time TEN-TIME Milwaukee Press Club award-winning weekly opinion column and online publication written and published by veteran Milwaukee journalist Dan Shafer. Learn more about it here.

"Bird on a Wire" is a podcast series featuring conversations about hope, civility and action. LuAnn Bird has had a career in civic action and making change, from serving on school boards to working with the League of Women Voters to running for Wisconsin State Assembly, and this podcast series aims to continue many of the conversations that began during her remarkable and unconventional 2022 campaign.

If you missed our newsletter introducing this podcast series, check it out here.

If you missed Episode One with Dan Shafer, listen to the full episode for free here.

Episode Two features State Rep. Evan Goyke of Milwaukee. Enjoy!

Evan Goyke and LuAnn Bird record Episode Two of “Bird on a Wire”

This podcast series is presented by The Recombobulation Area and produced by Dan Shafer. The lead sponsor for this podcast is Civic Media, the fastest-growing hometown radio network in Wisconsin. Visit to find your local station and tune in to your community. Civic Media, hometown radio refreshed. Supporting sponsors include Marianne Lubar and Marlene Ott.

Music and logo design for the podcast is by Christopher Porterfield.

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Dan Shafer is a journalist from Milwaukee who writes and publishes The Recombobulation Area. He previously worked at Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine, and BizTimes Milwaukee. He’s also written for The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Heartland Signal, Belt Magazine, WisPolitics, and Milwaukee Record. He’s won 17 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards. He’s on Twitter at @DanRShafer.

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