Category: By Frank Marcopolos

A sea of fog, with bords

Marcopocast #22: On the Enduring Influence of Virginia Woolf

In this episode, Frank shares why he is falling in love intellectually with a long-dead, mentally unstable genius. (Very healthy.) Also, how Virginia Woolf has influenced numerous generations of writers even to this day. Monday or Tuesday by Virginia Woolf:...

/ 13 October 2019
picture of a grave, and RIP

Marcopocast #21: Hunter S. Thompson, Dylan Thomas, Henry Scott-Holland, and Power in Small Doses

In this episode of the podcast, Frank reminisces about Googling himself and finding a surprising post on an old Internet forum. This somehow leads to an exploration of “short” literature and its potential for reader impact, including historicity and hermeneutics....

/ 1 October 2019
Office, with cell phone and laptop

Marcopocast #17: Reading Famous Poems… Live!

In this episode, Frank shares the audio from his recent live poetry reading on YouTube. Watch Friday Night Poetry Live, every Friday night at 8:00 pm EST: https://youtube.com/brooklynfrank Audiobooks narrated by Frank Marcopolos can be accessed through the following locations:...

/ 15 June 2019
Hemingway and Others

Marcopocast #15: Hemingwaying

On episode #15 of Marcopocast, Frank goes all the Hemingway. Includes a reading of 10 Ernest Hemingway poems, a comparison of 3 openings of Hemingway short stories, and a complete reading of Hemingway’s “Out of Season.” The main portion of...

/ 22 May 2019
Audiobook recording - Microphone

Marcopocast #14: Storytime – Life Update

In this episode, Frank gives an update on his life including: Starting a new company (The Bookquarium, LLC) Freshening up the website Audiobook distribution, including to libraries! YouTube demonetization and remonetization Audiobooks narrated by Frank Marcopolos can be accessed through...

/ 12 May 2019
My Old Man by Ernest Hemingway

Marcopocast #12: J.D. Salinger’s New Books

Frank discusses the “new” J.D. Salinger books. End song is “American Legion” by Zero Charisma. It is not commercially available. End poem is “fatigue” by Frank Marcopolos. It is not commercially available, but features the following artists: “Orbital Romance,” Copyright...

/ 1 January 2019
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

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 #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