Posts Tagged: podcast

Living in the Fulcrum: A Conversation with Mary H.K. Choi

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Mary H.K. Choi discusses her debut YA novel, Emergency Contact, her versatile writing career, and writing diverse Korean-American characters.

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Make/Work Episode 40: Kate Schatz

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In Episode 40 of The Rumpus’s Make/Work podcast, host Scott Pinkmountain speaks with writer and activist Kate Schatz.

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Peeping under the Goddamn Door: The Price of Empathy in S-Town

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[F]or the first time, I really see the tradeoffs between privacy and honest-to-god, up-close empathy.

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Introducing Vanishing Ink!

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Drawing inspiration from the punk rock zine culture of their youth and a shared love of radio, The Rumpus’s own Allyson McCabe is teaming up with Kevin Wortis (Girlie Action Media) to bring you Vanishing Ink. It’s a digital fanzine/podcast that connects to music, culture, and memory. From one bartender’s no-holds-barred take on your last Tinder […]

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The Real Lives of Working Writers

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Bestselling and award-winning writers Danielle Trussoni and Walter Kirn host the Writerly podcast, a weekly discussion of all things pertaining to the real lives of working writers. From getting and firing an agent, to book publicity, to contracts, to working with an editor, to writing your first draft—Writerly will cover it all. And, follow Danielle […]

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Elliott Smith Podcast Premieres Today

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Elliott Smith’s seminal album Either/Or, and the upcoming release of Either/Or: Expanded Edition, The Guestlist and Kill Rock Stars have partnered to create Say Yes: An Elliott Smith Podcast. The six-episode miniseries will feature stories, memories, and conversations about Smith and Either/Or with folks including Gus Van Sant, who talks about using Elliott’s music in “Good Will Hunting,” Ben Gibbard, who laments never meeting […]

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Sound & Vision: Ken Freedman

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Allyson McCabe talks with Ken Freedman, the general manager of WFMU (the longest-running freeform radio station in the US), about the relevance of radio, technological innovation, and a just-launched morning show.

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Podcatcher #6: The History Channeler

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Scott Pinkmountain, host of The History Channeler, on how he created the podcast, music, comedy, and his love of Tom Cavanagh.

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Podcatcher #5: #GoodMuslimBadMuslim

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Podcatcher talks with Taz Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh of #GoodMuslimBadMuslim about the podcast format, finding humor in absurdity, and diversity within the Muslim identity.

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The Endangered List

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The Dictionary of American Regional English, or DARE, has launched a campaign to save fifty words and phrases it deems are dying from lack of use, reports Alison Flood for the Guardian: Although language change is inevitable, it’s too bad to see some of our most colourful expressions going out of use,” said Joan Hall, former […]

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Podcatcher #2: Rose Buddies

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Rachel and Griffin McElroy, hosts of The Bachelor fancast Rose Buddies, talk about about the problematic aspects of the show, how they stay hydrated, and what’s up with all those McElroy podcasts.

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Poetics on the Radio

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This is where poetry approaches music. Because you cannot put meaning in words as intellectually comprehensible. It’s just there, and you know it’s there. And it is the rhythm and the beat and the music of the sound that carries it. To me, that is extremely mysterious, and rightly so.   Between the Covers podcast host David […]

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Introducing Reductress’s Mouth Time!

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“Just two girls sharing what our heads are thinking by moving our mouths.” The editors of beloved and renowned women’s site Reductress have launched a podcast aptly named Mouth Time! with hosts Quenn (Nicole Silverberg) and Div (Anna Drezen) and guest heroine Chelsea Clarke. In the inaugural mouth-off, you’ll hear about: “Get It Week” (briefly: “Celebrating girls who are getting it… how […]

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Retracing Steps

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Like so many silenced publications before them, Esquire has gone the way of the ear with a new Classics podcast that unearths articles from the magazine’s illustrious eighty-year history. In their latest installment, Rumpus friend and contributor Nick Flynn discusses a series of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s essays published in 1936. Listen here.

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