The Drunken Odyssey with John King: A Podcast About the Writing Life

On Episode 23, I talk to Lissette Mendez of Miami Book Fair International and the novelist Darin Strauss, plus Sarah Blakeley discusses Laura Ingalls Wilder, and then I answer some mail.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 1:10pm EST

On Episode 22 of The Drunken Odyssey, John interviews the prolific Jacob M. Appel, Lisa Martens snarks on The Catcher in the Rye, and John answers a letter.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 12:05pm EST

On Episode 21 of The Drunken Odyssey, John discusses mid-century grandeur and men's magazines and burlesque with Jason Croft, aka Java, editor of Bachelor Pad Magazine, then Beverly Army Williams discusses John Irving's A Widow for One Year.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 11:29pm EST

On Episode 20 of The Drunken Odyssey, John discusses Florida literature with the literary scholar Anna Lillios, then Alison Barker discusses Lydia Yuknavitch's The Chronology of Water, and John answers mail while listening to The Tequila Worms.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:17am EST

On Episode 19 of The Drunken Odyssey, John speaks to fiction writer Don Peteroy, then K. C. Wilson discusses The Silmarillion, and John answers mail while listening to The Intoxicators.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 11:50pm EST

On Episode 18 of The Drunken Odyssey, John speaks to the novelist Richard Manchester, then Adam Walck discusses House of Leaves and Moby Dick, and John answers mail while listening to the Necronomkids.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:23pm EST

On Episode 17 of The Drunken Odyssey, John speaks to the novelist and poet Chuck Wachtel (part 2 of a 2 part interview), speaks to Chris Booth about the New International Center, then Chad Lutz discusses Beowulf, and John answers mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 9:11pm EST

On Episode 16 of The Drunken Odyssey, John speaks to the novelist and poet Chuck Wachtel (part 1 of a 2 part interview), then Patrick Jehle discusses The Baseball Encyclopedia.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 1:51pm EST

On Episode 15 of The Drunken Odyssey, John discusses the Disney Thing vis-a-vis himself, then talks to Disney historian Jeff Kurtti, plus Catherine Harnett discusses James Salter's Light Years.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:58pm EST

On Episode 14 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to novelist Susan Hubbard, plus Nate Rankin discusses David Foster Wallace's The Pale King, and John answers mail.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:40am EST