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West Coast Live

West Coast Live airs Sundays from 10 a.m. to noon (askpang/Flickr)


West Coast Live is a  fully live national 2-hour radio variety show from San Francisco hosted by Sedge Thompson.  Thompson is the Indiana Jones of public radio, taking listeners on radio adventures from Alaska Tlingit longhouses to Edinburgh yurts.

Over the years, Sedge has distinguished West Coast Live from any other show on public radio by interviewing the most original, outrageous, and thought-provoking artists based on the West Coast. Other talk radio shows emphasize legal and political experts, Sedge engages novelists, filmmakers, comedians, actors, and poets to talk about the cultural forces they are creating, and the source of their inspiration. Learn more about West Coast Live.