Conversations between recommender and recommendee of a book or artwork; about why it was recommended. — http://twitter.com/stconroe / http://1storyhaus.com
69: Eileen Myles
A BENCH IN EAST RIVER PARK — Solstice-eve sitdown with legendary poet and novelist Eileen Myles (b. 1949), author of Chelsea Girls (1994), Cool For You (2000), Inferno (2010), Afterglow (2017), Evolution (2018), For Now (2020), and other books.
4 min - Marija Gimbutas.
9 min - Egyptian book of the dead / Afterglow (2017) / reincarnation.
11 min - Nonverbal communication.
15 min - Zola / writing about work.
19 min - “pathetic literature" / loser narrators.
24 min - readings.
30 min - the proletariat v. bourgeoisie now
34 min - east river park.
39 min - mistrust of “fiction.”
40 min - male v. Female lust.
46 min - orality / the beats / Kerouac.
49 min - Henry Miller.
54 min - rocks / grounding.
58 min - Transparent.
1 hr 7 min - the quiet place.
1 hr 9 min - the Northman.
1 hr 10 min - “the show about the show.”
1 hr 12 min- Valleyesque Fernando Flores.
1 hr 15 min - writing about the dead.
1 hr 18 min - Gerard de Nerval / ghosts.
68: Miles Lagoze on COMBAT OBSCURA (2019)
INWOOD — Miles Lagoze is a writer, director, and U.S. Marine veteran. He served as combat camera from 2008–2013. He is the director of Combat Obscura (2019), a documentary about his time out in Afghanistan, and the author of a forthcoming book, out next year.
Combat Obscura trailer: https://youtu.be/pkaTGGwwvSI
Book excerpt: https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2021/11/18/dreams-in-first-person-shooter/
0 min - Die4Guy playboi carti
3 min - His time in Okinawa / K2.
7 min - Almost Transparent Blue (1976) by Ryū Murakami.
10 min - Why Miles enlisted.
14 min - War movies.
19 min - Why we were in the middle east.
22 min - Incest (1999) Christine Angot.
24 min - Romping along the highway (primate mode).
28 min - Studs Lonigan (1960) by James T. Farrell (the OG Fuccboi).
34 min - Fiction vs nonfiction.
41 min - Doing college after going to war.
44 min - Who is the enemy.
50 min - The ability to laugh at yourself.
57 min - Bringing light to the darkness.
Sean Thor Conroe is the author of Fuccboi: a novel (2022): https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/sean-thor-conroe/fuccboi/9780316394819/
*CLIP* 67: Anika Jade Levy on FOREVER MAG (since 2020)
Full ep: https://www.patreon.com/posts/forever-boys-w-67261482?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copy_to_clipboard&utm_campaign=postshare
SAN FRANCISCO — Forever Mag co-EIC Anika Levy on Rebecca Curtis, Sally Rooney, love stories, being of Service, and writing in fragments. From 1.3.22.
Anika pod CONTENTS
0 - intro song unreleased Yahndi leak
1 - Twenty Grand (2007) by Rebecca Curtis
3 - delicious tacos / Houellebecq
6 - on pseudonymity
8 - Eric calls
9 - The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee (2019) David Treuer
11 - Sally Rooney “mr. Salary”
14 - “mumblecore” by Megan Boyle & Tao
15 - we park
17 - all good stories are love stories
21 - Transactionality / being Of Service
23 - The book of Job
26 - forevermag.net
27 - cthonic vs. holy / Hitler wears Hermes 8 by Westside Gunn (“Clare’s back” https://youtu.be/zw97PqZ1enw?t=123 )
30 - Christmas / sun god rant
38 - War for Gloria by Atticus Lish
40 - writing in fragments
42 - on Red Rocket (2021)
47 - “Good Time” / Safdie bros
49 - Gian
52 - Fuccboi derangement syndrome
55 - the Bitter End
66: Rob Doyle
BERLIN / NYC — Rob Doyle, author of Threshold (2020), Autobibliography (2021), Here Are The Young Men (2014) and This Is the Ritual (2016) on travel, life in Berlin, Bolaño, Kerouac, publishing, Nietzsche, and quitting drinking.
Sean Thor Conroe is the author of Fuccboi (2022).
65: Jake Hanrahan on GARGOYLE (2021)
EAST MIDLANDS / NYC — Jake Hanrahan is a conflict reporter and journalist from East Midlands, England. He hosts the war podcast Popular Front. He is the author of Gargoyle (2021), a collection of his essays. He’s a f*****g real one.
GARGOYLE: Reporting from frontlines, jail cells, and trap houses: https://www.amazon.com/Gargoyle-Reporting-frontlines-cells-houses/dp/B092PG6K13
POPULAR FRONT: https://www.patreon.com/popularfront/posts
3 min - on Ukraine / Hoods Hoods Clan.
8 min - on Fuccboi.
14 min - on the Kazinskiite pine tree community from Gargoyle (2021).
19 min - on Combat Obscura.
23 min - s****y labor jobs.
29 min - anti-snobbery media.
32 min - on working w Andrew Callaghan.
38 min - the state of things in Ukraine.
42 min - when things are beyond theory.
56 min - Hanrahan’s come up.
58 min - on reading and writing.
1 hr 3 min - on Scrapping.
1 hr 7 min - on Sincerity.
1 hr 13 min - on bouncing back.
1 hr 23 min - Survivor (2010) Chuck Palahniuk.
1 hr 26 min - Seek (2002) by Denis Johnson, Rainbow Stories (1992) by William T Vollmann, Hella Nation (2010) by Evan Wright.
Sean Thor Conroe is the author of Fuccboi: A novel: https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/sean-thor-conroe/fuccboi/9780316394819/
64: Bud Smith on TEENAGER (2022)
JERSEY CITY / NYC — Bud Smith is the author of Teenager, out now from Vintage. He is also the author of Double Bird (2018), Work (2017), Calm Face (2016), F250 (2014), and Tollbooth (2013), among other books. He is also a good friend. This convo is from 9 May 2022, 2 nights ago, the night before his novel Teenager dropped. Bless.
1 min - pod start
5 min - “the New Jersey devil”
9 min - Don Quixote / picaresque
24 min - should novels be educational
28 min - “reading as prayer/meditation”
30 min - on working on Teenager w Gian
57 min - on how Teenager ended up where it did
1 hr 1 min - on Bud’s day job
1hr 15 min - on Salinger
1 hr 33 min - on Gordon Lish / carver / ford
Sean Thor Conroe is the author of Fuccboi: A Novel: https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/sean-thor-conroe/fuccboi/9780316394819/
Amazing podcast, highly recommend !!
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