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

On this weeks show, I interview the ever-fabulous Francesca Lia Block,

Francesca Lia Block

Plus Lillian-Yvonne Bertram reads her poem, "You Can’t Outdrink The Moon, O Sestina, Sestina Who Has Been Drinking."

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram

Texts Discussed

The Elementals
But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise
Crazy Clown Time
Notes

On January 6th, Ashley Inguanta will perform her debut collection, The Way Home, with musicians Mandy Burgan and Benoit Glazer, and with dancer Christin Carlow.  Find out more here.

The greatest new trend in libraries.

Matt Taibbi's Readers' list of 10 most pretentious moments in history.

James Franco is, umm, a poet. [Guardian] [The New York Times]

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_30.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 12:29am EST

The Drunken Odyssey Xmas Party features original works by

Ashley Inguanta

Jamie Poissant

Lisa Claire Roney

Steph Jurusz

Anna King

Olivia Kate Cerrone

and John King.

 

It took place on

Thursday, December 13th, 7 P.M.

at 

Urban Re-Think

625 E Central Blvd

Orlando, FL, 32801.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 7:39pm EST

On this week's show, I talk to the graphic novelist J. T. Waldman, plus Elizabeth Sauchelli discusses Star Girl.

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On this week’s show, I talk to fiction writer and Southern Review co-editor, Cara Blue Adams!

Plus jazz poetry by Richard Negri!

Plus I answer the mail!

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Episode 26 of The Drunken Odyssey features the Martin Amis event at Miami Book Fair International, November 17, 2012.

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In this week's show, I report on Miami Book Fair International, where I interviewed Martin Amis, Irvine Welsh, and Bunny Yeager.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_25.mp3
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On this week’s show, I talk to humorist Jason Roeder,

Plus Stephen McClurg writes about Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends. 

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 9:38pm EST

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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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.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_21.mp3
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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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.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_19.mp3
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.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_18.mp3
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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.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_17.mp3
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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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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On Episode 13 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to Mikita Brottman about her new book 13 Girls, plus J.J. Anselmi discusses Lauren Slater, and John offers a cocktail recipe.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_13.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:37pm EST

On Episode 12 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to editor Jonathan Starke, plus Rusty Kjarvik discusses Nikos Kazantzakis, and John answers mail via a wormhole.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 9:18am EST

On Episode 11 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to Mitchell S. Jackson, plus Robert Kingett discusses William Wordsworth, and John answers mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 11:45am EST

On Episode 10 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to the poet Laren McClung, plus Claude Clayton Smith discusses John Updike, and John answers mail.

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On Episode 7 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to Lisa Roney and Jaroslav Kalfař about films again), plus Krista Graham discusses Charles DickensDavid Copperfield, and John answers mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 10:39pm EST

On Episode 8 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to Ashley Ingaunta, plus Randall Burling discusses Roger Corman's Edgar Allen Poe films, and John answers mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 3:30pm EST

On Episode 7 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to Lisa Roney and Jaroslav Kalfař, plus Alise Hamilton discusses Francesca Lia Block's Dangerous Angels, and John answers mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Episode 6 features an interview with Jaroslav Kalfař about Stephen King's On Writing, and Debbie Weaver discussing Cheryl Strayed's iWild, plus listener mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 9:31pm EST

On Episode 5 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to the poet Monica Wendel, author of the chapbook Call it a Window, plus Olivia Kate Cerrone discusses The Watcher in the Woods, and John answers mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 10:35pm EST

On Episode 4 of The Drunken Odyssey, John talks to the Shakespearean actor/director/scholar Kevin Crawford, plus Adam Michael Walk discusses Gravity's Rainbow, and John answers mail.

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On Episode 3, John interviews the fabulous Lisa Claire Roney, plus Vanessa Victoria Volpe discusses Deborah Landau’s The Last Useable Hour.

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Episode 2 features an interview with Jaroslav Kalfař about John Gardner's The Art of Fiction, a selection of readings from James Joyce's Ulysses, and Vanessa Blakeslee discussing Marguerite Duras's The Lover, plus listener mail.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Episode 1 features an interview with Nathan Holic and Ryan Rivas about 15 Views of Orlando, plus Olivia Kate Cerrone discusses Yann Martel’s Life of Pi.

Direct download: Drunken_Odyssey_EP_1.mp3
Category:Writing -- posted at: 1:03pm EST

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