Posts Tagged: podcasts

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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Digging for Characters: A Conversation with Sonya Chung

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Sonya Chung discusses her latest novel The Loved Ones, the mental space required to wander around fictional worlds, and looking back at her childhood.

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: We Aren’t Killers; They Are

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One story mirrors our identity—any of us could be falsely accused! The other tale is about the Other—because it’s unfathomable that one of us would commit murder. We aren’t killers; they are.

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A Certain Frequency: Radio’s Appeal Across 75 Years

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Today, radio is bigger than ever—but in vastly different forms. More people listen to the radio than watch TV, according to Nielsen, only now it’s on a computer, a tablet, or a smartphone.

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The Sunday Rumpus Essay: Daddy Issues

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What I’m saying is I was a fucking wreck and it’s not my dad’s fault.

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Podcatcher #4: Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

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Jonathan Van Ness discusses his podcast, Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness, fierceness, curiosity, and hairstyles.

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Podcatcher #3: Poetry Jawns

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Emma Sanders and Alina Pleskova charm us with their affection for each other, DIY ethos, and belief on Poetry Jawns, what matters is the work.

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Mapping the Brain

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Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley published a new study about brain activity in people listening to podcasts, the New York Times reported. “Using novel computational methods, the group broke down the stories into units of meaning: social elements, for example, like friends and parties, as well as locations and emotions. They found that […]

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Podcatcher #1: Oh No, Ross and Carrie!

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In the first installment of our new column all about podcasts, we talk with Ross Blocher and Carrie Poppy of Oh No, Ross and Carrie!.

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Jennifer Baker

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The more variation we see in life, the more it becomes less about seeing one type of book by marginalized people.

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The Rumpus Interview with Debra Monroe

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Debra Monroe talks about her new memoir, My Unsentimental Education, the future of the genre, and how the Internet has changed what it means to be human.

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Crushed

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He’s a cute mensch, I gathered, a cuddly fellow with a well- groomed beard, sad eyes, and, most importantly, a comforting voice that sounded like he was about to either cry or laugh.

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Between The Covers

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Looking for a good new podcast? Check out Between The Covers! Hosted by David Naimon, it’s a literary radio broadcast/podcast for KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland, Oregon. The latest episode features our own Essays Editor Roxane Gay talking about trigger warnings, her new book, and television. Previous episodes have featured Sunday Editor Gina Frangello, contributor […]

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Submit Stories and Songs to New Lit Podcast

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You’ve heard of audiobooks, but what about audio-litmags? Palaver Press is now accepting submissions of short fiction, songs, and sound works on the themes “piano” and “da capo” for new ninety-minute podcasts that “will feature several narrated short-stories, seamlessly woven together with music, exploring concepts derived from music and compositional theory.” Basically, it sounds like […]

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Organist Rocks Out

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If you’re not already listening to the Believer’s new podcast, the Organist, don’t worry—there’s still time to catch up! The third episode, posted earlier this month, swings from hillbilly records to classic horror movies, hitting everything in between. It’s worth a listen for the weird-ass Jack White/Conan O’Brien interview alone.

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Stephen and Isaac on Drunken Odyssey

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Woohoo! Lit podcast Drunken Odyssey has a new episode up in which host John King talks to our very own Stephen Elliott and Isaac Fitzgerald. Topics include Happy Baby, About Cherry, and bend-over boyfriends. Plus it says right there on the site that Drunken Odyssey is “your favorite podcast about creative writing, literature, and drinking,” so what […]

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Put Some Flash Fiction in Your Headphones

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Story Tapes is a new podcast created by Bay Area writers Eliza Smith and Faith Gardner to showcase flash fiction. In the past few months, they’ve featured writers reading their own work and others’, as well as answering interview questions about their process, intentions, and choices. The variety of music used for intros and transitions […]

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Like Music for A Writer’s Ears

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A little over a month ago, our friends at Litquake debuted their newest venture: a podcast. Available as a free, bi-monthly download, Litquake’s Lit Cast features the “best of” in writerly conversations and readings that Litquake holds throughout the year, and has already showcased the talents of Adam Johnson, Geoff Dyer, Peter Carey, Carolyn Burke, and […]

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