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YINZBURGH NEWZ: Yinzburgher produces new audio poem. Posts it to Internet. Then no one listened to it.

Amazingly (really?), a Yinzburgh resident has apparently (if it’s on the internet can’t we assume it’s true?) recorded and published to the internet something called an “audio poem.” You can listen to the thing via the following audio player: Surprisingly,...

/ 24 November 2018
Dungeon Torture - Lord Byron - Chillon

Marcopocast #10: Yet Even More Live Poetry Reading! (Byron, Frost)

Frank reads poetry by Lord Byron and Robert Frost while sipping Cabernet Sauvignon and listening to classical music in a badass fashion. Obvz. Fun! Socials: https://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos https://instagram.com/frankzmarcopolos https://medium.com/@frankmarcopolos https://frankmarcopolos.com https://facebook.com/authorfrankmarcopolos https://youtube.com/brooklynfrank Support the bandwidth needs of this growing podcast on...

/ 20 November 2018
Pittsburgh at Night

Yinzburgh Newz: Area Man Changes Name of Pittsburgh (Poetsburgh?)

We’re getting reports now from concerned citizens of Poetsburgh, Pennsylvania that they were never made aware of the city’s new name. Mayor Bill Pedoodie has yet to release an official statement on the matter, but sources close to the mayor...

/ 18 November 2018

Marcopocast #9: Moar Live Poetry Reading! (Robert Frost, Poe, Keats)

Frank reads some poetry live on YouTube while drinking wine and listening to classical music. Fun! Poets included were Robert Frost, Edgar Allan Poe, and John Keats. Socials: https://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos https://instagram.com/frankzmarcopolos https://medium.com/@frankmarcopolos https://frankmarcopolos.com https://facebook.com/authorfrankmarcopolos Get cool lit stuff by supporting me...

/ 13 November 2018

Yinzburgh Newz: Local Man Establishes 9:30 pm Self-Curfew. Then This Happened.

A local Yinzburgher has shocked the “biggest small city in America” by establishing a curfew for himself of 9:30 pm. “Nothing good happens after 9:30,” said Frank Marcopolos, who recently moved to the Yinzburgh area. “I don’t know why anyone...

/ 9 November 2018

Marcopocast #8: Friday Night Poetry…. Live! #2

On Marcopocast #8, Frank discusses his latest live poetry reading, classical music, and more. According to Open Culture: “The internet has given poetry new scope and a new freshness. It’s almost like the ‘70s, when punk fanzine readers were famously...

/ 7 November 2018

Marcopocast #7: Live Poetry on YouTube (Friday Night Poetry… Live! #1)

On Marcopocast #7, Frank discusses going live on YouTube and reads some poetry. Music provided by n_audioman and oymaldonado via freesound.org: https://freesound.org/people/oymaldonado/sounds/75315/ And under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License. Music provided by Das Phrogge is “Glad...

/ 3 November 2018

Marcopocast #6: Portrait of a Lady by T.S. Eliot (Plus, Hermeneutics!)

On Marcopocast #6, Frank talks about Fiverr voice talent, hermeneutics, and poetry. A performance of “Portrait of a Lady” by T.S. Eliot follows. According to Wikipedia, hermeneutics is “the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts,...

/ 29 October 2018

Going Live on YouTube for the First Time

On Friday night, I “went live” on YouTube for the first time, reading some Edgar Allan Poe poetry with the Pittsburgh night as a backdrop. The resistance was strong on this one, which caused me some delay. But–interestingly–all of the...

/ 28 October 2018

Marcopocast #5: Poetic Contemplations

In episode 5 of Marcopocast, Frank discusses poetry. For some reason. Music provided by oymaldonado via freesound.org: https://freesound.org/people/oymaldonado/sounds/75315/ Under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License. Closing song is “#9 Prayer” by Das Phrogge, from their album “Serenity.”...

/ 1 October 2018

Marcopocast #4: In Memoriam: Christopher Dillon Micha (1975-2018)

“I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” ― Woody Allen End music is from the Das Phrogge album, “Body & Mind,” which can be purchased here: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/dasphrogge *** These are the only...

/ 15 September 2018

Marcopocast #3: The Purloined Poecast (Performance, Analysis)

Marcopocast #3, in which Frank Marcopolos performs THE PURLOINED LETTER by Edgar Allan Poe and then presents a Theme Theory (with evidence!) as a part of his analysis of the story. There is also some music. Timestamps for this podcast:...

/ 9 September 2018

Marcopocast #2: Uncle Abraham’s Romance by E. Nesbit (Performance, Commentary)

On this episode of Marcopocast, a performance of “Uncle Abraham’s Romance” by E. Nesbit, some commentary about the author and the story, and discussion about the direction of this podcast. Music provided by n_audioman, ShadyDave, joelu2001, and Setuniman via http://freesound.org:...

/ 18 August 2018

Hop-Frog by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

Haven’t posted much here lately (more podcasts coming soon, I promise), so I thought I would link to my latest audiobook performance, “Hop-Frog” by Poe. Critics say this story is Poe’s response to critics who he thought were being unjustly...

/ 13 August 2018

Marcopocast #1: Landing in Luck by William Faulkner (Audiobook Performance and Analysis)

Rebranded podcast! Formerly Saturday Show Literary Podcast, now Marcopocast! On the maiden voyage, an audiobook performance of “Landing in Luck” by William Faulkner, some literary analysis, and an update on what the heck Frank has been doing lately. Socials: http://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos...

/ 6 May 2018

Saturday Show #155: The Terrible Old Man by H.P. Lovecraft (Performed by Frank Marcopolos)

A performance of “The Terrible Old Man” by H.P. Lovecraft. Performed by Frank Marcopolos. Music provided by Boxcat Games under Creative Commons 0 License via FreeMusicArchive.org Socials: http://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos http://instagram.com/frankzmarcopolos http://medium.com/@frankmarcopolos https://frankmarcopolos.com http://facebook.com/authorfrankmarcopolos http://patreon.com/frankmarcopolos http://youtube.com/brooklynfrank Buy books by Frank Marcopolos: https://www.amazon.com/Frank-Marcopolos/e/B005DMQW8O

/ 19 February 2018

Saturday Show #154: Dagon by H.P. Lovecraft (Plus, Audiobooks on Vinyl)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #154, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses the fact that audiobooks will now be coming out on vinyl and provides a performance of “Dagon” by horror-master H.P. Lovecraft. Socials: http://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos http://instagram.com/frankzmarcopolos http://medium.com/@frankmarcopolos https://frankmarcopolos.com...

/ 27 January 2018

Saturday Show #153: The Bitcoin Heist (Flash Fiction)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #153, in which author and voice-over artist Frank Marcopolos presents a piece of flash fiction entitled, “The Bitcoin Heist.” Happy Holidays! Socials: http://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos http://instagram.com/frankzmarcopolos http://medium.com/@frankmarcopolos https://frankmarcopolos.com http://facebook.com/authorfrankmarcopolos http://patreon.com/frankmarcopolos http://youtube.com/brooklynfrank Buy books by Frank Marcopolos (Please? Sales...

/ 29 December 2017

Saturday Show #152: Cato and Foyle (Chronicle One)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #152, in which Frank Marcopolos presents the flash fiction story, “Cato and Foyle (Chronicle One).” Connect with Frank on the socials: http://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos http://instagram.com/frankzmarcopolos http://medium.com/@frankmarcopolos https://frankmarcopolos.com http://facebook.com/authorfrankmarcopolos http://patreon.com/frankmarcopolos http://youtube.com/brooklynfrank https://www.amazon.com/Frank-Marcopolos/e/B005DMQW8O

/ 3 December 2017

Saturday Show #151: Audiobook News for 11/25 (Plus, Eminem, Grocery Delivery, and Other Literary Matters)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #151, in which author and voiceover artist Frank Marcopolos covers the audiobook news for 11/25, plus news on Eminem, grocery delivery, and other literary matters. Get the well-reviewed novel, EAGLES AND HAWKS AND ALSO PEOPLE AS...

/ 25 November 2017

Saturday Show #150: Audiobook News for November 19, 2017 (And Other Literary Matters)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #150, in which author and voice-actor Frank Marcopolos covers the latest in audiobook news, including the following: – Book Snobs Should Stop Reading Books and Start Listening to Them (Via Huffington Post/Australia) – Speed Listening Trending...

/ 19 November 2017

Saturday Show #149: Audiobook News for November 12, 2017 (Plus, Other Literary Matters)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #149, wherein author and voice-over artist Frank Marcopolos covers the latest in audiobook news including the following: – Audible in Chinese (Via Venturebeat.com) – Top 10 Audiobooks on Audible.com (Via the Minnesota Star-Tribune) – 12 Audiobooks...

/ 12 November 2017

Saturday Show #148: Romance Audiobook Innovations

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #148, wherein author and voice-over artist Frank Marcopolos discusses the latest in audiobook news including the following: – Audible’s New Romance Audiobooks Service (via TechCrunch) – Blair Underwood Narrating Vampire Romance Novel (via Yahoo! Entertainment) –...

/ 4 November 2017

Saturday Show #147: Chapter 5 (Plus, Audiobook News!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #147, in which author and voice-guy Frank Marcopolos covers the latest in audiobook news, including: – FutureBook 2017, and the Audiobook Revolution Stream (The Bookseller.com) – The Hanging Tree by Ben Aatonovitch, read by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith...

/ 29 October 2017

Saturday Show #146: Chapter 4 (Plus, Audiobook News!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #146, in which author and voice-actor Frank Marcopolos discusses the latest news in Audiobooks and revelas Chapter 4 of his forthcoming novel, EAGLES AND HAWKS AND ALSO PEOPLE AS WELL. Connect with Frank on the social...

/ 21 October 2017

Saturday Show #145: Chapter 3 (Plus, Audiobook News!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #145, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos covers the “audiobook news” beat, including the release of a new edition of the Kindle Oasis. Also included is Chapter 3 of Frank’s forthcoming novel, EAGLES AND...

/ 15 October 2017

Saturday Show #144: Chapter 2 (Plus, Audiobook News!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #144, wherein author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses the latest in audiobook news (Salman Rushdie, Stephen King, more); and plays the audiobook version of Chapter 2 of his forthcoming novel, EAGLES AND HAWKS AND ALSO...

/ 7 October 2017

Saturday Show #143: Chapter 1 (Plus, Audiobook News, Armie Hammer, and the Best Audiobooks of 2017 So Far)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #143, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses the latest in audiobook news (including much love for the voice of Armie Hammer and a list of the best audiobooks so far in 2017), news...

/ 1 October 2017

Saturday Show #142: The Apology of Socrates (Plus, a YouTube Community Strike, Audiobook News, and Pre-Sale News!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #142, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses getting a community strike from YouTube (later reversed!), the latest in audiobook news, and the latest news with his forthcoming novel, EAGLES AND HAWKS AND ALSO...

/ 24 September 2017

Saturday Show #141: Audiobook News (Plus, Portrait of a Lady by T.S. Eliot)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #141, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses audiobook news, “Audiobooks and Chill,” the passing of the great Harry Dean Stanton, George Guidall (“The Undisputed King of Audiobooks”), the latest reviews of EAGLES AND...

/ 16 September 2017