Fri, 25 July 2014
On this week’s show, I talk to Ryan Rivas and Nathan Holic about the publication of Forget How You Found Us: 15 Views of Orlando, Volume III,
plus I share readings from stories by Karen Best, Matt Peters, and Jonathan Kosik from the collection.
Learn about the great youth programs offered by Page 15 in Orlando.
Amazon is having a bad quarter, according to The New York Times.
Next month, Third Man Books, the new print publishing wing of Third Man Records, will release an anthology called Language Lessons, Volume 1.
Quentin Tarantino will be filming The Hateful Eight after all, according to Kurt Russell and the L.A. Times.
Check out the amazing surf rock revival of The Bambi Molesters.
Sat, 19 July 2014
On this week’s show, I talk to writer, teacher, and advocate Pauline Hawkins,
plus Caitlin McDonnell writes about discovering her urge to teach, from a night spent in jail, in "The Capacity of Language to Make Us Less Alone."
Harper Lee has contested any participation or approval in Marja Mills's new biography of her, according to The Guardian.
To learn more about Pauline Hawkins' radical way of teaching George Orwell's Animal Farm, read her blog here.
This episode proudly features the music of The Intoxicators.
Sun, 13 July 2014
On this week’s show, I talk to the publisher of Beating Windward Press, Matt Peters,
Plus Stephen Scully writes a memoir essay about meeting two baseball legends.
The British children's book author Allan Ahlberg refused a lifetime achievement award due to its being sponsored by Amazon, according to The Guardian.
Sat, 5 July 2014
On this week’s show, I talk to the fiction writer Boris Fishman,
Plus Lisa Korthals shares her essay about reading Lolita as a child.