Posts Tagged: melissa chadburn

Notable Los Angeles: 2/13–2/19

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Monday 2/13: Stephen Kinzer discusses and signs The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. How to Write Romance: A Special Valentine’s Day Panel. Featuring panelists Laurelin Paige, CD Reiss, and Vanessa Fewings. Moderated by Peter Katz. 7:30 p.m. at The Last Bookstore. Tuesday 2/14: […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Ben Ehrenreich

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Ben Ehrenreich, author of The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine, discusses oppression, objectivity in journalism, and millennial politics.

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“Racial Neutrality” Is A Myth

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“I am calling bullshit on the fact that the same people that are stretching red tape across bureaucratic processes such as child-support modifications, and family reunification, and section 8 vouchers, and long-term affordable housing, and health-care benefits, and expungements are the same people that are drawing white chalk marks around young black bodies. I am […]

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Slake

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Los Angeles centered, quarterly literary journal Slake is on its fourth publication. The “Dirt” themed issue features work from an array of talented writers including Lauren Groff, Luke Davies, Aimee Bender, Rumpus contributor Melissa Chadburn and columnist Antonia Crane.

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Throwaways on the Radio

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Listen in as Rumpus contributor Melissa Chadburn reads from her excellent essay “The Throwaways” on American Public Media’s Marketplace. “If we are saying “I value you” when we pay our taxes, what are the people and corporations who don’t pay all their taxes saying? Are they saying the opposite? Are they saying that all those […]

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“Diva Boy”

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At The Nervous Breakdown, Rumpus contributor Melissa Chadburn writes about her relationship with her older brother. “By then Ken’s life was no secret. He’d already fought all his battles. His last battle was against AIDS. I thought about it everyday when I was dancing in the strip joints. I needed just enough cash to get […]

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