Shakespearing #11: Richard II
Shakespearing #11 by David Foley Richard II I tried, as I re-read Richard II, to uncover why the play so fascinated me as a teenager. Some of the first Shakespearean speeches I memorized were from Richard II. With a couple of drinks in me, I can still give a quite moving rendition of the “sad… Continue reading
Episode 115: Mailbag 6 (The Sweet Cheat Gone)
Episode 115 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 answer some mail with my friend, David James Poissant, Plus Clint Peters writes about how reading Montaigne changed his life. NOTES Check out David James Poissant’s wonderful story collection, The Heaven of Animals.… Continue reading
The Curator of Schlock #54: The King of Kong
The King of Kong or A Fistful of Quarters (Ape of the Week: Donkey Kong) I hate it when movies give me two titles to choose from. I hate that kind of nonsense! Just pick one! I know. I know. The King of Kong or A Fistful of Quarters is a documentary, so I should forgive such excesses. In fact, this… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #56: Showing the Details and More Details and More Details
Heroes Never Rust #56 by Sean Ironman Showing the Details and More Details and More Details Billy Butcher has been telling Hughie for three issues that superheroes are dicks. We’ve gotten a little bit of a taste for that a couple of times. For example, in issue one, Hughie’s girlfriend was killed when a superhero… Continue reading
In Boozo Veritas # 56: The Endless Summer
In Boozo Veritas # 56 by Teege Braune The Endless Summer Not even the day after Christmas was as disappointing as the last day of summer vacation. It doesn’t matter on what day the Autumnal Equinox falls, all kids know that summertime is over the day the new school year begins. Never mind that much of… Continue reading
Episode 114: Maya Sloan!
Episode 114 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 talk to fiction writer and ghost writer extraordinaire, Maya Sloan. TEXTS DISCUSSED NOTES Learn more about the Kerouac House here. Episode 114 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast… Continue reading
Shakespearing #10: Love’s Labour’s Lost
Shakespearing #10 by David Foley Love’s Labor’s Lost I’ve now hacked my way through Love’s Labor’s Lost. This is more than I accomplished when I first tried to read the play a few years back. Then I don’t think I got much past Act II. The Riverside introduction calls Love’s Labor “the most relentlessly Elizabethan… Continue reading
The Curator of Schlock #53: King Kong
The Curator of Schlock #53 by Jeff Shuster King Kong (Ape of the Week: King Kong) Don’t get too excited. This isn’t the 1933 King Kong, but the 1976 remake. Oh yes. Dino De Laurentis got his mitts on King Kong way before Peter Jackson. For some reason, I had been blissfully ignorant of this motion picture growing… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #55: A Nemesis and a Newbie
Heroes Never Rust #55 by Sean Ironman A Nemesis and a Newbie There is no one right way to tell a story, but there are ways that work and ways that don’t work. Two ways that work in comics (and in other storytelling mediums) are on display in issue three of The Boys. Billy Butcher… Continue reading
In Boozo Veritas # 55: Process This!
In Boozo Veritas # 55 by Teege Braune Process This! A Contribution to the My Writing Process Blog Tour Nathan Holic is something of a renaissance man. He’s a professor, writer, cartoonist, blogger. His first novel Fraternity Man was released last year by Beating Windward Press, and furthermore, he’s now edited three separate, amazing volumes of Burrow Press’s 15 View… Continue reading
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