In episode #014 of Phoned-In, Heather Christle reads from her book The Difficult Farm and from her chapbook The Seaside! Click through for the reading and a Q&A with Luke Degnan where they discuss the forest, a generation’s obsession with animals, and authenticity.
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This special episode of Phoned-In features poems from issue #1 of the journal Telephone. Click through to hear twelve poets read their translations of a poem by Uljana Wolf and to read an interview with editors Sharmila Cohen and Paul Legault.
I want to shock you in a wine & cheese kind of way. This twelfth episode of Phoned-In features a reading by poet Jim Behrle. Click through to listen to the podcast and to read a Q&A in which he and Luke Degnan discuss The Boston Poet Tea Party, satire, Snooki and being punched in the face.
Why am I here–in this house–in this world–which also holds a man screaming as other men saw at his neck with an inadequate knife? In episode 11 of Phoned-In, BOMB Magazine’s poetry reading by phone podcast, Mairéad Byrne reads from her book, The Best of (What’s Left of) Heaven. Click through for the reading and a short Q&A.
R. Stevie Moore is an underground legend. An incredibly prolific and creative songwriter and musician, Moore has self-released over 400 albums since his classic debut Phonography, from 1976. He invited BOMBsessions into his home for a couple of songs.
Who was chasing me through the brush? He’s staring at neon graffiti and doesn’t look away. He looks like a rich kid on acid. He turns into a duffle bag. The man I have sex with is me. I don’t dream about you. I find your feelings’ cloud. In episode 10 of Phoned In, BOMB Magazine’s poetry reading by phone podcast, Ben Mirov reads from his book Ghost Machine. Click through for a Q&A where he and Luke Degnan discuss boredom, depression, Lego poetry, and Haruki Murakami’s novel The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.
Musician Carl Simmons recorded the album Honeysuckle Tendrals ten years ago, and it has just been released by Sacred Bones Records. From the Sacred Bones website: “Think Peter Grudzien reading Mother Goose, The Cheshire Cat conducting the Langley School Music Project, or Bob Dylan singing unknown lullabies with a head full of helium.” Click through to read the interview and to hear three of Carl Simmons’s songs.
You’re panicking / because you can’t remember the meaning / of nonchalant, but I’m massaging / your neck, whispering, / It’s what you are. This ninth episode of Phoned-In, our poetry-reading-by-phone podcast, features a reading by Mark Leidner. Click through to listen and read a short Q&A in which he and Luke Degnan discuss Twitter, robot voices, and pitchforking steaming piles of irony. Click through to listen to the podcast and watch one of Mark’s poetry-reading robot videos.
Last night, Phosphorescent took the stage at the Mercury Lounge. Their new album, Here’s To Taking It Easy, has just been released on Dead Oceans. It was their last show in the United States before heading out for a European tour. Before the show Luke Degnan spoke to the band’s singer and songwriter Matthew Houck.
In episode 8 of Phoned In, BOMB Magazine’s poetry reading by phone podcast, CAConrad reads from The Book of Frank and The City Real & Imagined. Click through for an Q&A where he and Luke Degnan discuss Philadelphia, (Soma)tic Poetry, and why it’s necessary to ignore advice from older poets.
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