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Otherppl with Brad Listi

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Now displaying: October, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
Megan Boyle is the guest.  She's the author of selected unpublished blog posts of a mexican panda express employee, an unorthodox debut poetry collection from Muumuu House. At the time of this interview, she had been up for 36 hours ... Continue reading
Oct 26, 2011
A great conversation with Diana Spechler, author of the novels Who By Fire and Skinny, both from Harper Perennial. We get into it. Topics of conversation include:  tequila, book tour, cocktail waitressing, pizza delivery, horrible bosses, getting fired, the fact ... Continue reading
Oct 23, 2011
Adam Levin is the guest.  He's the author of The Instructions, a 1,030-page novel published by McSweeney's in late 2010 to great critical acclaim. "Evocative of David Foster Wallace," writes Rolling Stone, "full of death-defying sentences, manic wit, exciting provocations ... Continue reading
Oct 19, 2011
  Alexander Maksik is the guest.  An old buddy of mine, one of the original writers at The Nervous Breakdown, and a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, where he was a Truman Capote Fellow. He's now the author of ... Continue reading
Oct 16, 2011
Such a great pleasure to have Steve Almond on the show.  His new story collection, God Bless America, is due out from Lookout Books on October 25th.  Lorrie Moore calls it "funny and beguiling and completely original." Wanna buy it ... Continue reading
Oct 12, 2011
  Okay then.  Here we go.  Episode 8 is here.  It's ready.  You can listen to it.  Just push PLAY (below).  Or subscribe for free at iTunes. The guest is Victoria Patterson, author of the story collection Drift and the ... Continue reading
Oct 9, 2011
Blake Butler is the guest.  (Just push PLAY below.)  Or listen (and subscribe!), free of charge, at iTunes. He's the founder of the popular literary blog HTML Giant.  He's the author of the novella Ever (Calamari Press); the author of ... Continue reading
Oct 5, 2011
I like this show a lot.  I like the conversation.  We get into stuff.  Jess is a fantastic guest—funny as hell and open and honest and all the rest. We talk about books, of course.  But we also talk about ... Continue reading
Oct 2, 2011
  Episode 5 - Greg Olear.  Here you go. Greg, in addition to being a terrific author, is the senior editor over at The Nervous Breakdown.  He is the author of novels Totally Killer (2009) and the brand new Fathermucker ... Continue reading
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