Posts Tagged: George W. Bush

Libraries Are the Real Punk Rock

By

Maybe I was only in the eighth grade, but I was ready to stand up to anyone who tried to threaten the ideal of intellectual freedom. ...more

The Aura of Baby Einstein, the Child, the Toy

By

If there is no distinction between show and commercial, ethics and entertainment, what kind of distinctions, if any, exists between her imaginary play, her consumer life, and our reality? ...more

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Chris Santiago

By

Chris Santigo on his new collection Tula, writing a multilingual text, and the connections between music and writing poetry. ...more

David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Midnight in the Century

By

...today’s poetry apologists for the Iraq war just keep repeating their intelligence error odes. Wouldn’t it be better, however, if they would address the horror of the failed effort in Iraq? ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Laura van den Berg

By

Author Laura van den Berg talks to the Rumpus about why she thinks America is obsessed with dystopias, the intersection of surrealism and realism in her work, and choosing an ambiguous ending for her new novel, Find Me. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Robert Repino

By

Robert Repino talks about his debut novel, Mort(e), the publishing industry, science fiction and literary fiction, writing about religion, and how to write about complex chemical ant languages. ...more