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

Episode 96 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature, is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. On this week’s show, I present Rick Moody's recent reading at the University of Central Florida.Rick Moody at UCF  TEXTS DISCUSSED

The Four Fingers of Death

NOTES

St Marks BookshopCheck out this indiegogo crowd-sourcing effort to bring St. Mark’s Bookshop to a new home in the East Village.

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On this week’s show, I talk to fiction writer and one-time memoirist Rick Moody,

Rick Moody at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Photo by John King.

Plus I share his prose reading "Metal," with music by One Ring Zero.

One Ring Zero

TEXTS DISCUSSED

 Read Rick Moody's 14,000 word essay about David Bowie's The Next Day here.

The Black Veil

The Four Fingers of Death

David Bowie's The Next Day

As Smart as We Are
 Nigh Sleep Death

John Lee Hooker, putting The Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton, in their places, when he was 72 years old.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrPBUr0cAlg

This soundtrack with John Lee Hooker playing with Miles Davis is deliciously good.

Hot Spot Soundtrack

Check out Episode 39, with my first interview with Rick, here.

NOTES

gabriel-garcia-marquez

 R.I.P., Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

St Marks Bookshop

Check out this indiegogo crowd-sourcing effort to bring St. Mark’s Bookshop to a new home in the East Village.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_95.mp3
Category:Writing -- posted at: 10:58am EDT

On this week’s show, I talk to the poet Eleanor Lerman,

Eleanor Lerman

Plus Alden Jones writes about her time working in Cuba.

Alden Jones TEXTS DISCUSSED 

Strange Life

The Blonde on the Train

The Sensual World Emerges

Our Post Soviet History Unfolds

The Spice Box of Earth

Check out episode 48 to hear Eleanor Lerman's essay about Leonard Cohen's Spice Box of Earth.

NOTES 

Check out the indiegogo crowd-sourcing effort to bring St. Mark’s Bookshop to a new home in the East Village. Endorsed by this show and Anne Waldman.

I recommend Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s production of Julius Caesar, playing until April 20th.

Caesar

Check out Beating Windward Press’s call for essays for its forthcoming essay collection, The Things They Did For Money: How Writers, Artists, and Creatives Support the Habit.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 11:22am EDT

On this week’s show, I talk to Bob Contant and Terry McCoy, the owners of St. Mark's Bookshop,

Terry McCoy Bob Contant

Plus Dan Lauer writes about identity and New York City.

Dan Lauer

NOTES 

Check out the indiegogo crowd-sourcing effort to bring St. Mark's Bookshop to a new home in the East Village. Endorsed by this show and Anne Waldman.

I recommend Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s production of Julius Caesar, playing until April 20th.

Check out Beating Windward Press’s call for essays for its forthcoming essay collection, The Things They Did For Money: How Writers, Artists, and Creatives Support the Habit.

Episode 93 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download.

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_93.mp3
Category:Writing -- posted at: 11:20am EDT