A podcast with Papa. And other thoughts, theories, things.
Show notes/relevant links:
In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
Hardcore History – Must-Listen Podcasting
The Lost Generation
Geniuses Together: American Writers in Paris
Teddy Roosevelt – Rough Riders
We worship at the altar of the slaughter. We bow down and make sacrifice to its Holy Being. We grace ourselves in its glow. Because in the cathedrals of literature, no other Deity can bestow upon you such Grace.
Raymond Clevie Carver, Jr. (May 25, 1938 – August 2, 1988) was an American short story writer … Read More »
From WikiPedia: “Juan Rulfo (16 May 1917 – 7 January 1986) was a Mexican writer, screenwriter and photographer. One of Latin America’s most esteemed authors, Rulfo’s reputation rests on two slim books, the novel Pedro Páramo (1955), and El Llano en llamas (1953), a collection of short stories. Fifteen of these seventeen short stories have … Read More »
Mini-review of “Acrobat” by Gonzalo Lira:
The contract that Mr. Lira makes with the reader at the start of this novel is this: fasten your seatbelt. He then proceeds to deliver on this contract throughout the narrative. The early relentless action, however, is connected by a plot that is believable, intimate, and yet somehow fantastical. To … Read More »
Saturday Show #48: How to Get Free Stuff from Amazon.com (Plus, analysis of “Eventide” by James Purdy)
In this episode of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank explains how to get free stuff from Amazon.com. Then, he relays the lessons learned from the analysis of “Eventide” by James Purdy by the Real Writers Workshop in Austin, Texas.
Music provided by radiotimes, admiralbob77, and lazztunes_07 of ccMixter.org. Liner provided by the lovely and … Read More »