On this week’s show, I answer some mail with my friend, David James Poissant,
Plus Cathy Day Addresses The Man Who Called Her On the Phone Asking for Advice About How to Get Published.
Cathy Day’s essay first appeared on her blog, right here.
If you are in Central Florida on June 16th, come celebrate Bloomsday with us!
Book Fight’s Exceedingly Accurate Blurb:
“The Drunken Odyssey with John King: A Podcast About the Writing Life is a supernova, an interstellar jamboree of colors and lights, like the twirling dresses of a troupe of champion folk dancers, like being imprisoned in Ace Freeley’s amp, throbbing like the veins in Jehovah’s hard-on. You can look, but you can’t touch, and also, you can’t look, because if you do, you will turn to stone, and your guts will turn to marble.”
According to The Times, there was controversy over the spelling of the word that won the national spelling bee championship. Is this anti-semitic orthography?
Did Kipling plagiarize some of The Jungle Book? According to NPR, kinda sorta perhaps.