Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Radio Masters

Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Radio Masters

by Jessica Abel

Jessica Abel's new comics journalism book, On the Wire, is the nonfiction graphic novel format story of the rise of the narrative radio show. Shows like This American LifeThe MothRadiolabPlanet MoneySnap JudgmentSerialInvisibilia, and more are super popular, and Abel talks about why and how this cames to be as well as how these stories are put together and produced, with behind-the-scenes looks at things like how Planet Money interviewees are put at ease and how upset Ira Glass gets about editorial feedback. Good stuff for any radio story fan!