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


Scott Hoffman

In this week's show, I talk to my friend, the historian Scott Hoffman, about the evolution of Purdue's Outfest, Chicago Pride, Austin Pride, Queerbomb, Orlando pride, respectability politics, and other matters of interest.

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

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In this week's show, I talk to novelist Ronan Ryan about the dramatic uses of gallows humor, how loss teaches us about our priorities, how elusive reality is, and how to match style to story.

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Category:Writing -- posted at: 9:48pm EDT

This week, my intern, Alexander Pate, and I discuss the Salisbury, NC protests that he has participated in, and discuss this point in history.

IMG_7864Heavy activity around a confederate statue with an angel.[/caption]

Direct download: The_Drunken_Odyssey_Episode_423.mp3
Category:Arts/Culture/Writing -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT