Bernard Meisler

A season-opening mini-episode of the Sensitive Skin podcast featuring your host, Bernard Meisler. I discuss some of last season's 20 podcasts, what I learned, and the new upcoming season of another 20. Our first guest wil...

Marc Olmsted

ON VALENCIA STREET Jack Micheline Edited by Tate Swindell Introduction by Eric Mingus Lithic Press $20.00 Jack Micheline is not so much an unsung but undersung member of the Beat Generation, a fixture on the San Fra...

Andrei Codrescu

There is nothing to laugh at. Plato advised keeping it in: no laughter. What are you laughing at? Plato said Homer shouldn't have said the gods laugh. They laugh, you won't. He was right on the money on that. What are ...

Johanna Domonkos

blooming and decomposing moments absorbing inside me touching and my face shared in everything blooming decomposing absorbing inside me to recognize why I came to the intersecting line of something or another to make me ...

Ron Kolm

It all started with a big bang -- the sound of something heavy smashing against a wall, and it came from the apartment directly below mine. I headed out into the hallway to see what had happened, and was greeted by the secon...

Gabor G Gyukics

they’re not afraid a paper lampshade swayed illuminating a well laid table as the guests shuffled around the stove’s mouth that let the soot fall back down in from the brick chimney the host knock...

Amy Ouzoonian

for Steve Cannon I keep wanting to call you up and say Steve, can you believe this shit? And you’d laugh and say I’m hip! I’m throwing some shit in the game. 600,000 VA patients died because of Hospital negl...

Drew Hubner

East of Bowery was what my mother called the place where we lived when I was a kid, and this is the way our family lived: when my mom wasn’t completely drunk yet, and if my dad got high in time, he might come in and Diz, m...

Richard Modiano

The expression “first thought, best thought” is usually attributed to Allen Ginsberg. Ginsberg indeed popularized the phrase but it was actually coined by his Buddhist teacher Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Further, there is ...