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

In this week’s show, I talk to Nat Segaloff and Thomas Warming about writing for and about Hollywood.

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In this week’s show, I bring music blogger Stephen McClurg aboard as we talk about one of the most transformative, dramatic, atmospheric, strange, American pastoral phantasmagorical musical albums of all time, Tom Waits's Swordfishtrombones (1983).

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In this week’s show, I talk to the spring 2021 resident of The Kerouac Project of Orlando, playwright Spencer Huffman.


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In this week’s show, Leslie Salas and I discuss Kurt Vonnegut' and Suzanne McConnell's compendious Pity the Reader: On Writing with Style.

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

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