Author Archives: T Hetzel

Kristin Hersh, Grant-Lee Phillips and John Doe

While in Ann Arbor, Kristin Hersh, Grant-Lee Phillips, and John Doe talk about their The Exile Follies 2020 tour.

We talk about collaboration and process, mystery, and creating experience. We also talk about how music is fearless.

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Rion Amilcar Scott

Rion Amilcar Scott reads from The World Doesn’t Require You: Stories (Liveright Publishing Corporation/W.W.Norton & Company 2019).

We talk about narrative forms, beautiful lines and building a world. We also talk about imagination, characters, and Cross River.

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Mike McGonigal

Guest host Frank Uhle talks with Mike McGonigal, editor of Maggot Brain magazine from Third Man Records, about the joys and challenges of print-only publishing, Detroit gospel music, and the state of the record industry. Mike McGonigal has also edited Chemical Imbalance and Yeti magazines; written a 33 1/3 series entry on My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless and for SpinPitchfork, and the Village Voice; served as music editor of the Metro Times; and produced or written liner notes for numerous music reissues.

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Adrienne Brodeur

Guest host Amanda Uhle speaks with Adrienne Brodeur, author of Wild Game (HMH, 2019) about keeping our parents’ secrets, the art of memoir writing, and gourmet meals by the sea. Brodeur co-founded the fiction magazine Zoetrope: All-Story with filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, was an editor at Harcourt, and currently serves as Executive Director of Aspen Words, a literary arts program of the Aspen Institute.

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