Today on the CCLaP Podcast, it’s episode 4 of A Podcast Dreadful, the center’s 12-part serial-fiction audiobook anthology taking place every Monday this autumn. Today’s episode was recorded live this last Friday, September 21st, at Quimby’s Bookstore in Wicker Park, Chicago, Illinois. Continue reading Podcast Dreadful episode 4: Live at Quimby’s Bookstore (actually a recording)
Today in CCLaP’s “On Being Human,” Karl Wolff’s look at humanity as explained through various famous pieces of pop culture: It’s Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s infamous “Venus in Furs,” the 1870 book that inspired the sexual term ‘masochism.’ Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: On Being Human: Venus in Furs, by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Today on the CCLaP Podcast, it’s episode 3 of A Podcast Dreadful, the center’s 12-part serial-fiction audiobook anthology taking place every Monday this autumn. Continue reading Podcast Dreadful episode 3!
My essay on a Jack Gilbert poem is over on thethepoetryblog. Click the link to go to the essay. Continue reading An essay on a Jack Gilbert poem @ thethepoetryblog
Today on the CCLaP Podcast, it’s episode 2 of our special “Podcast Dreadful” 12-part serial-fiction audiobook anthology. This week featuring stories from Davis Schneiderman, Keith McCleary and Sophia G. Starmack, Jason Riley, Karl Wolff and Jacob S. Knabb, with music by Ken Kase and hosted by Christopher Sullivan. Continue reading Podcast Dreadful Episode 2 now live!
A limited-run series where I review three books about the Supreme Court of the United States, exploring its historical and ideological conflicts, and the transformations it wrought upon law and society. This week … abortion! Continue reading Monday with the Supremes: Part VI: The Abortion Debate (with Jokes)
This week Karl Wolff reviews “Arming the Luftwaffe” by Daniel Uziel, an account of the development of Nazi era technology and wartime logistics. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: Arming the Luftwaffe, by Daniel Uziel
Back in May, I reviewed The Duke Don’t Dance, by Richard Sharp. It is a historical novel focusing on the lives of several men and women from the Silent Generation. In this interview, I ask Mr. Sharp about the burdens of speaking for a generation, plausible deniability, the writing process, and his favorite writers. Continue reading An Interview with Richard Sharp
CCLaP’s Podcast Dreadful Episode 1 is now live. Click on the image and it’ll take you to a wonderfully dreadful podcast! Continue reading Podcast Dreadful Episode 1 now live!