Aesthetic Drift #4: On the Road, After Living in Jack Kerouac’s House, Part 2
Aesthetic Drift #4 by Ciara Shuttleworth On the Road, After Living in Jack Kerouac’s House, Part 2 When I left off with Part 1 of this blog, I was in Winside, Nebraska, where I lived for a large chunk of my childhood. After sending Part 1 off to John King, I spent one more day in… Continue reading
Aesthetic Drift #3: On the Road, After Living in Jack Kerouac’s House, Part 1
Aesthetic Drift #3 by Ciara Shuttleworth On the Road, After Living in Jack Kerouac’s House, Part 1 I am in Winside, Nebraska, the place my family called home from 1983-1988. I am sitting on a porch owned by family friend Lin Brummel, and her dog, Pickles, is beside me, enjoying the shade but ever-aware 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
In Boozo Veritas #30: In Tobacco Veritas
In Boozo Veritas #30 by Teege Braune In Tobacco Veritas Like many children, my elementary school public education was peppered with fear-based demonizations of multifarious social evils. The DARE program taught us that there are only slight differences between marijuana, cocaine, and heroin, and while the legal status of alcohol and tobacco made these vices more… Continue reading
In Boozo Veritas #1: The Rum Also Rises
In Boozo Veritas #1 by Teege Braune The Rum Also Rises I had intentions of becoming a writer long before it ever occurred to me to become a drunk. Long before alcohol held the appeal of the forbidden, sips of my parents’ beer, wine, and champagne merely tasted bitter or sickeningly cloying. Written words, were… Continue reading
Episode 49: Monica Wendel (Redux)!
Episode 49 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing, literature, and drinking, is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. On this week’s show, I interview my friend, the poet Monica Wendel, who is in residency at The Kerouac House, plus Chelsey Clammer writes about Marya Hornbacher’s Madness. Texts Discussed Notes Two great… Continue reading
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