Tag: poetry

Short Skirts and Whiskey Shots

Short Skirts and Whiskey Shots

Print Reviews

Author Andrea Janov shares memories of living in the New York City fast lane in the early 2000s with Short Skirts and Whiskey Shots: Tales of Nights I Shouldn’t Have Made it Home Alive. Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Allen Ginsburg

Allen Ginsburg

Staff Picks

At Reed College: The First Recorded Reading of Howl & Other Poems (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.

Six Centuries of Verse

Screen Reviews

Sir John Gielgud threatens to clear the room with this eight-hour history of English verse, from Chaucer to Dylan Thomas. Carl F Gauze convinces you to stay.

Holopaw

Music Reviews

Oh, Glory. Oh, Wilderness (Bakery Outlet Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Godlike

Print Reviews

Carl F Gauze , who may or may not be a card-carrying member of the Blank Generation, follows punk godfather Richard Hell from the seedy world of rock to the perhaps seedier world of the written word.

America, My Whore

Print Reviews

Three hundred pages of sadomasochistic poetry. Carl F Gauze asks if he may have another.

Best Selling Jewish Porn Films

Print Reviews

The only thing that can stop Carl F. Gauze from reading Wayne Koestenbaum’s enjoyable new volume of poetry is … Hold on a sec. Who’s there? Pizza? I didn’t order a pizza….

Six Brief Australias

Flash Fictions

We’ll be catching up with this man’s talent for decades. Jason Nelson sends along six evocative postcards from Australia.

Nice Hat. Thanks

Print Reviews

“There are now enough semiotics to allow less skilled minimalists to enter the one-way dialog, rising from nearly nothing to almost something.” No, seriously. Carl F Gauze says so.

A Small Fire

Print Reviews

Russell Kesler teaches writing at the University of Central Florida and Rollins College. Now a former student, Troy Jewell, takes a look at the instructor’s first collection of poetry, A Small Fire.

Lost In The Noise

Wednesday Again

Every time I turn on the local college radio station and tune in to the hip-hop hour, between every song I get this itching in the back of my eyes….like “I should know better, just turn off the radio and don’t go along with the rest of the damn suburbanite kids ripping off perfectly good music that they should have nothing to do with….” And then the next beat comes in, some really cool samples and the poetry that old people refer either as “that noise” or, on occasion, as “rap.” And I’m lost in the noise…….

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Print Reviews

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Screen Reviews

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Event Reviews

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Lonnie Walker

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Event Reviews

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Always… Patsy Cline

Always… Patsy Cline

Archikulture Digest

Carl F. Gauze reviews the not-quite one-woman show, Always… Patsy Cline, based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with Louise Seger, who met the star in l961 and corresponded with Cline until her death.