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

In this week’s show, I interview a writer I'm obsessed with, the prose writer Tim Parks.

We talk about walking and its relationship to composition, plus the historical vision of Garibaldi, and the provoking contradictions of historical record.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 6:32am EDT

In this week’s show, Leslie Salas and I discuss Ziauddan Sardar and Borin Van Loon's Introducing Cultural Studies.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 12:18pm EDT

On this episode, I talk to biologist Catherine Raven about her wonderful new memoir, Fox & I: An Uncommon Friendship.



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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 9:40pm EDT

On this episode, I talk to the poet Tanya Grae about finding surprises in poetry, losing one's hearing at the Hollywood Sportatorium, the solitude of earning a PhD in English, and the sexual politics of American life.



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Check out my literary adventure novel, Guy Psycho and the Ziggurat of Shame.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 7:23pm EDT

On this episode, I talk to writer Will Dowd about Martin Scorcese's 2006 film, The Departed.

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Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 5:12pm EDT