Via 2018 South 1st Street Milwaukee, WI 53207 http://www.twistedpathdistillery.com On a sunny October afternoon I met Brian Sammons, the Founder/Distiller of Twisted Path Distillery. The micro-distillery, Milwaukee’s third, occupies warehouse space across the… Continue reading
Brian Alan Ellis is the author of a new collection of short stories called “Something Good, Something Bad, Something Dirty.” We talked about inspiration, writing habits, and other profound stuff.
Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Theresa Nemetz, the founder of Milwaukee Food Tours. We discussed the everyday challenges of running a tour company, successful and not so successful tours, and future plans.
As part of American Odd, my new themed essay series over at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography, I wrote an essay on the cult classic book Kooks: A Guide to the Outer Limits of Human Belief, by Donna Kossy. In this interview, Donna Kossy and I discuss Kooks, kooks, and the educational importance of strange belief systems.
I interview the poet R. Douglas Jacobs, author of Gethsemane: a Poem About Us. We discussed the creativity, sacrifice, and the epic.
Earlier this year, I reviewed Christopher Bernard’s new collection of short stories, “In the American Night.” In this interview, we talk about the writing process, feminism, and pop culture.
MP Johnson Week continues with an interview with, you guessed it, MP Johnson.
At a reduced price, CCLaP Journal #4 has great reviews, featured photographers, and an interview with Cory Doctorow.
Over at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography, Sloughing Off the Rot received my pick for Best Bizarro Literature Book for 2013. I talk with the author, Reverend Lance Carbuncle, about the book’s inspiration, his work schedule, and blumpkins. Seriously, what’s with those things?
I recently reviewed Bitter Orange, by Marshall Moore at CCLaP. In this interview with the author, we discuss the superhero genre, the concept of self-loathing, and scheduling creative writing projects around a busy work life.